American Indian Policy in the Jacksonian Era by Ronald N. Satz

By Ronald N. Satz

The Jacksonian interval has lengthy been famous as a watershed period in American Indian coverage. Ronald N. Satz’s American Indian coverage within the Jacksonian period makes use of the views of either ethnohistory and public management to research the formula, execution, and result of executive regulations of the 1830s and 1840s. In doing so, he examines the diversities among the rhetoric and the realities of these regulations and furnishes a much-needed corrective to many simplistic stereo-types approximately Jacksonian Indian policy.

 

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36 A merican Indian Policy 33. , pp. 507-1 1 ; American Spectator and Washington City Chronicle, February 6, 1830; Columbian Star and Christian Index 1 (December 19, 1 829): 338, 2 (February 1 3, 1830): 106-7; 2 (February 20, 1830): 120; Magazine of the Reformed Dutch Chu rch 4 (December 1829): 287; Arkansas Gazette (Little Rock), April 20, 1 830; National Intelligencer, January 1 2, 15, 1830; McKenney to H. L. White, February 26, 1 830, lA, LS, 6: 293, RG 75, NA; T. ; Ambrose Spencer and Henry Storrs to John Trumbull, January 25, 1 830, Gratz Collection; [Evarts] to David Greene, March 3 1 , 1830, Papers of the American Board.

While the adminis­ tration was promising the Indians a peaceful home in the trans­ Mississippi West, he argued,'it was doing nothing to establish such a utopia. 4 1 Sprague's criticism of the Jackson administration was strongly supported by an anti-Jackson colleague from Rhode Island. d2I:etending Jo addrelis him,self to . ' In addi'tiOnto'the inequities'that the passage�Ofthebill woUl(r b�ing, Robbins attacked the very constitutionality of the proposal. Pointing out the government's long history of treaty making with the Indians, he asserted that "if these Indian nations are competent to make treaties, then this proposed law .

For a recent attempt to rescue Jackson from the scorn heaped upon him by countless numbers of historians, see Francis Paul Prucha, "Andrew Jackson's Indian Policy: A Reassessment," Journal of American History 56 (December 1969): 527-39. 2. William S. Hoffman, "Andrew Jackson, State Rightist: The Case of the Georgia Indians," Tennessee Historical Quarterly 1 1 (December 32 A merican Indian Policy 1952): 330; Major L. Wilson, "Andrew Jackson: The Great Compromiser," ibid. 26 (Spring 1 967): 64, 75-76; Robert V.

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