Reference Entry

Dawes Severalty Act

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199754618
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199754625
Dawes Severalty Act

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An important 1887 law relating to Indian affairs. Sponsored by Senator Henry Dawes of Massachusetts, its central purposes in-cluded

Reference Entry.  471 words. 

Subjects: Politics and Law

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