Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Indian Genocide and Republican Power

By Thomas J. DiLorenzo
October 7, 2010

The real culture of violence in the American West of the latter half of the 19th Century sprang from the U.S. government’s policies toward the Plains Indians. It is untrue that white European settlers were always at war with Indians, as popular folklore contends.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very informative! It is interesting to note, that today, many "white" Americans remember some native ancestry (3%?),and that the 49 million "Hispanic/Latinos" are increasingly recognizing their partial or substantial descend from natives, or are "indigenas" in their Latin American home nations. U.S. Native Americans now state their number at 4 million. The majority of the almost 500 million Latin Americans - brown, white, black - have at least some indigenous ancestry. (Jan Z. Volens)