Wounded Knee Massacre Research Paper

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The romanticization of the American frontier as the space of self making for Americans is predicated upon two premises: one, that Native Americans must be eliminated as they—as in their tribes, with their chiefs, medicine men, and warriors—stand in the way of progress and true civilization with their primitive ways; and two, that self making on the frontier is limited to European Americans. Nothing makes this more clearer than the trajectory of U.S. history leading up to the Wounded Knee

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