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By Ronald N. Satz

The Jacksonian interval has lengthy been well-known 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 variations 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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14. 48. , pp. 8 1 9, 988, 993- 1 1 20, 1 1 22-36; Pryor Lea to Editor, May 27, 1830, in Knoxville Register, June 9, 1830. 49. , pp. 8 19, 988, 993-1 120, 1 1 22-36. For the use of Vattel's writings in defense of removal, also see Report of Bell, February 24, 1 830, House Records, HR21A-D1 12, RG 233, NA. 50. , pp. 1047-48, 1067, 1069, 107 1-74. Francis Paul Prucha erroneously asserts, in his "Indian Removal and the Great American Desert," Indiana Magazine of History 59 (De­ cember 1963): 321 , that "opponents of removal offered little criticism of the policy on the basis of giving the Indians poor land in return for what they relinquished in the East.

Pp. 3 1 2, 316, 317, 320. \ Old Hickory Takes Command 37 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. , pp. 318-20. , pp. 355-57. , pp. 374, 377. , pp. 325, 328. , pp. 326-28, 332. , pp. 359, 367. , p. 381 . For Barton's political career, see Edwin C. Reynolds, Missouri: A History of the Crossroads State (Norman: University of Okla­ homa Press, 1962), p. 1 17. 47. , p. , pp. , Senate Records, S21A-Bl , S21A-B2, RG 46, NA. For statistical analy­ ses of the roll call, see Satz, "Federal Indian Policy," p. 34; David ].

B. , 1963), pp. 76, 124; Mary E. Young, Redskins, Ruffleshirts and Rednecks: Indian Allotments in Alabama and Mississippi, 1830-1860 (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961), pp. 14-16. 9. , pp. 22-23; Evarts to Greene, February 21, 1829, in Oliphant, Through the South and the West, p. 49. For an excellent account of the southern reaction to nothern abolitionism, see William W. Freehling, \ Old Hickory Takes Command 33 Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Con troversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836 (New York: Harper & Row, 1966).

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