Lonely Voices Denounced U.S. Indian Policies
During the 1830s, the U.S. government passed more than 70 laws forcing Indians from their homelands and forcing them West. For another six decades, it made war on any that resisted this ethnic cleansing. Gen. Phil Sheridan summed up the official government policy in 1869 with the comment, "The only good Indian I ever saw was dead" – a sentiment...
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