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SUGGESTED READINGS

About Allotment:

Carlson, Leonard A. Indians, Bureaucrats, and Land: The Dawes Act and the Decline of Indian Farming. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981.

Dippie, Brian W. The Vanishing American: White Attitudes and U.S. Indian Policy. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1982.

Hoxie, Frederick E., A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate the Indians, 1880-1920. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.

Meriam, Lewis. The Problem of Indian Administration. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1928.

Janet A. McDonnell, The Dispossession of the American Indian, 1887-1934. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

Prucha, Francis Paul. The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians. 2 vols. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.

Prucha, Francis Paul. Indian Policy in the United States. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1981.

Prucha, Francis Paul. The Indians in American Society. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.

United States. Department of the Interior. Annual Reports of the Department of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1900: Indian Affairs. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900.

United States. Department of the Interior. Annual Reports of the Department of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1904: Indian Affairs, Part I. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1905.

United States. Department of the Interior. Report of the Commissioner of Indians Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1920. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1920.

United States. Department of the Interior. Report of the Secretary of the Interior, v. 1. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1886.

United States. Department of the Interior. Report of the Secretary of the Interior, v. 2. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1887.

United States, Department of the Interior Department, Reports of the Department of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1915, vol. 2. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1915.

Washburn, Wilcomb E. The Assault on Tribalism: The General Allotment Law (Dawes Act) of 1887. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1975.

About Homesteading:

Billington, Ray Allen. Westward Expansion: A History of the American Frontier. 4th edition. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1974.

Shannon, Fred A. "The Homestead Act and the Labor Surplus." In Vernon Carstensen, ed. The Public Lands: Studies in the History of the Public Domain. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1968.

Smith, Henry Nash. Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970.

United States. Senate. Report of the Public Lands Commission, S. Doc. 187, 58th Cong., 3rd sess., 1905, Serial 4766.