Brev. Brig. Gen'l
- Dec 31, 2009
- Smack dab in the heart of Texas
No. The US Government never considered Tecumseh a "US subject" either. The US Government has consistently recognized the sovereignty of the Indian nations.
Well, Andrew Jackson seemed to think not. Or did he? Somebody refresh me on Worcester v. Georgia and the outcome.
But yes, the government certainly did....while they were making war on them and taking their lands. Just sayin'. I'm one of the folks who benefited from that, so I have mixed feelings about it.