Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “American Indians/American Presidents: A History” as Want to Read:
American Indians/American Presidents: A History
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

American Indians/American Presidents: A History

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
When the American colonies defeated Britain during the War for Independence, Native American leaders began to establish diplomatic relations with the new nation.

Here, for the first time, is the little-known history of American Indians and American presidents, what they said and felt about one another, and what their words tell us about the history of the United States. Foc
...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 11th 2009 by Smithsonian (first published August 1st 2009)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about American Indians/American Presidents, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about American Indians/American Presidents

Community Reviews

Showing 1-40
really liked it 4.00  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Jeff
Jan 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Multiple authors contributed to this educational book published by the National Museum of the American Indian. I would recommend it to all non-native Americans, as it sheds light on a people long ignored by the public and perpetually mistreated by the United States in general. The presidents' roles in the atrocious story have varied, with some intentionally abusing the rights of American Indians, others reflecting indifference or misguided attitudes, and few doing much to right past wrongs. By n ...more
Gregory Pedersen
Dec 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing historical work, as the history of Native American policies and events are closely tied to each presidential administration. Backed by great scholarly research as well.
Dennis James
Feb 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Loved the overview of American politics and First Peoples history
Brett Matthews
rated it really liked it
Apr 30, 2015
Janet
rated it liked it
Mar 13, 2011
Ricardo Calvo
rated it liked it
Oct 11, 2015
Jason Cantrell
rated it really liked it
May 17, 2015
Ginger
rated it liked it
Dec 01, 2009
Laura
rated it it was amazing
Jan 19, 2010
Roxanne
rated it really liked it
Jan 01, 2016
Cal
added it
Apr 13, 2009
Derrick
marked it as to-read
Aug 19, 2009
Shannon
marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2009
Holly
marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2010
Tammy
marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2010
Bran
marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2011
Julie
marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2011
Jessica
marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2012
Amber
marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2012
Mesorain
marked it as to-read
May 05, 2014
Hany
marked it as to-read
May 12, 2014
Aishe
marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2014
lisa ann sandoval
marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2015
Emily
marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2015
Dan
marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2015
Rem
marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2017
Yosi Amir
marked it as to-read
Apr 29, 2017
RobP
marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2017
Sadie Jo
marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2017
Aaron Sieben
marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2018
Mylaine
marked it as to-read
Feb 19, 2018
David Gallant
is currently reading it
Jul 08, 2018
Billy
marked it as to-read
Aug 27, 2018
Anna Strauss
marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2018
Dana
marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2018
Steven
marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2018
Miranda Warner-Boyd
marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2019
Rebecca Rosencline
marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »