Facing East From Indian County

Your assignment is due the week of March 25.

Assignment:  Read Facing East From Indian Country

In a well-organized and well-argued essay of five pages, write a critical overview of the book by answering the following questions:

What new ideas about the "conquest" of the west does Professor Richter present in his book?  What methodology does he use.  What historical evidence does he utilize?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing such evidence?  Does Professor Richter successfully prove or support his new interpretation?  Why or why not?