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The Relentless Business of Treaties (Martin Case)The Relentless Business of Treaties (Martin Case)
How Indigenous Land Became U.S. Property
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Research GuideAccess the guide to using this website.
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The Doctrine of DiscoveryThe Doctrine of Discovery
Land Cession Treaties and US Property Rights
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Land SpeculationLand Speculation
The earliest motivation for US expansion.
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A mechanism by which the US acquired indigenous resources.
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Commodifying the natural world.
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Spreading profits and ideology.
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Kinship ties at the US-Indian treaties.
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Social ConnectionsSocial Connections
Associations connecting US treaty signers.
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Before the War of 1812Before the War of 1812
US-Indian relations from the Revolution to the first treaties in the Louisiana Purchase.
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War of 1812 Aftermath, 1814-1818War of 1812 Aftermath, 1814-1818
Treaties establish a new international status quo after British military and trade withdrawal.
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1819 to Indian Removal Act (1830)1819 to Indian Removal Act (1830)
Boundary making, negotiated removal, and the rise of St. Louis.
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Removal Era (1830s)Removal Era (1830s)
Ethnic cleansing becomes the official policy of the US.
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Further US Expansion, 1840-1859Further US Expansion, 1840-1859
US boundaries, settlement, and resource extraction reach the Pacific.
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Civil War to End of Treaty MakingCivil War to End of Treaty Making
Reservations, Railroads, Timber, War, and Peace Commissions
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Chouteau FamilyChouteau / Clark
Chouteau / Clark Kinship Group
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Cass FamilyCass / Kinzie
Cass / Kinzie Kinship Group
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Jackson FamilyJackson / Bultler
Jackson / Butler Kinship Group
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Mullanphy FamilyMullanphy / Porter
Mullanphy / Porter Kinship Group
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Godfroy FamilyGodfroy Family
Godfroy Kinship Group
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