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The Doctrine of Discovery in United States History

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter shows how throughout American history that the United States government, state governments, and U.S. citizens relied on Discovery principles to claim and acquire the lands and rights of ... More


Introduction: Historical Constructions of Oregon and Illahee

Gray H. Whaley

in Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee: U.S. Empire and the Transformation of an Indigenous World, 1792-1859

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833674
eISBN:
9781469603971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898314_whaley.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introduction, which deals with the southwestern portion of the Oregon Country, modern-day western Oregon and Washington, notes that both the indigenous and the newcomer populations saw the lower ... More


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