Study Guide

The Dawes Act of 1887 People

By Henry Laurens Dawes / The Forty-Ninth Congress of the United States of America

Senator Henry Laurens Dawes

There's surprisingly little information on Senator Henry Dawes. Other than the fact that he...

President Grover Cleveland

Don't let the subtitle fool you: we're talking about President Grover Cleveland, not the adorable...

Senator Henry M. Teller

Teller's a hard guy to draw a bead on. On the one hand, he seems like a really decent dude. A New...

Lucius Q.C. Lamar (Secretary of the Interior)

Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II was, to borrow a phrase from Winston Churchill, "a riddle,...

Native Americans

Trying to describe all Native Americans, as opposed to distinct tribes that differed vastly in...