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Author St. Jean, Wendy.

Title Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907 / Wendy St. Jean
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]
©2011
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Contents Introduction: Challenges to Chickasaw sovereignty -- Struggle for independence from the Choctaw Nation, 1837-1855 -- Trouble with Texans and Western Indians, 1830s-1890s -- Decision not to adopt former slaves, 1866-1907 -- Right to tax and eject U.S. citizens, 1870s-1890s -- Curbing the influence of intermarried White men, 1870s-1907 -- Keeping the school system under Chickasaw control, 1880-1907 -- Epilogue: The end of Chickasaw sovereignty
Summary In the early 1800s, the U.S. government attempted to rid the Southeast of Indians in order to make way for trading networks, American emigration, optimal land use, economic development opportunities, and, ultimately, territorial expansion westward to the Pacific. The difficult removal of the Chickasaw Nation to Indian Territory-later to become part of the state of Oklahoma- was exacerbated by the U.S. government's unenlightened decision to place the Chickasaws on lands it had previously provided solely for the Choctaw Nation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-151 and index
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Subject Chickasaw Indians -- Government relations -- History -- 19th century.
Chickasaw Indians -- Oklahoma -- Ethnic identity -- History -- 19th century.
Chickasaw Indians -- Oklahoma -- History -- 19th century.
Chickasaw Indians -- Oklahoma -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Social conflict -- Oklahoma -- History -- 19th century.
Sovereignty -- History -- 19th century.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma -- History -- 19th century.
Indian Territory -- History.
Oklahoma -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.
Oklahoma -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010031634
ISBN 0817385193 (electronic bk.)
9780817385194 (electronic bk.)