The decline of Native American political autonomy was the result of increasing national authority that also changed the character of the American West.
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“Greater Reconstruction” is one such articulation of a broader historical approach to the themes and big questions of the traditional Reconstruction era, allowing historians, and anyone interested, a chance to gain a truly national perspective of the tumultuous post-Civil War period.
In the last year, the Washington Redskins lost their logo copyright on the grounds that it was slur to Native Americans. This made many football fans irate, including Washington Redskin’s owner Daniel Snyder who claims that the team name is a term of honor and respect. Why is this a big deal? What does it… MORE