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Preview — Jefferson and the Indians by Anthony F.C. Wallace
Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans
In Thomas Jefferson's time, white Americans were bedeviled by a moral dilemma unyielding to reason and sentiment: what to do about the presence of black slaves and free Indians. That Jefferson himself was caught between his own soaring rhetoric and private behavior toward blacks has long been known. But the tortured duality of his attitude toward Indians is only now being...more
Remini's and Wallace's book can be read together because both tell parts of the same sad story. Expansioni...more