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Discovering Indigenous LandsThe Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies$
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Robert J. Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199579815

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.001.0001

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The Doctrine of Discovery in United States History

The Doctrine of Discovery in United States History

Chapter:
(p.66) 3 The Doctrine of Discovery in United States History
Source:
Discovering Indigenous Lands
Author(s):

Robert J Miller

Jacinta Ruru

Larissa Behrendt

Tracey Lindberg

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0003

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 the native governments and peoples who owned the lands that now comprise the United States.

Keywords:   United States government, Indian removal, Lewis and Clark expedition, Manifest Destiny, Oregon country, Louisiana Purchase

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