David Henkinlink is Assistant Professor of History at University of California, Berkeley. Educated at Yale and University of California Berkeley, his publications include: City Reading: Written Words and Public Spaces in Antebellum New York, Columbia University Press, (1998) and The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America.(2006)
Professor David Henkin's lecture at the 2006 OUSD TAHG In-service day held at Mills College.
"President Andrew Jackson's Case for the Removal Act, First Annual Message to Congress, 8 December 1832" | handout1.pdf
"Choctaw Chief Pushmataha's Response to Chief Tecumseh on War Against the Americans" | handout2.pdf
Documents about American Foreign Policy, Before 1898 http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/pre1898.html
Digital History > Native American Voices http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/native_voices/native_voices.cfm
Events & Personalities
Sequoyah who devised the Cherokee script http://www.tiro.com/syllabics/Cherokee/Sequoyah.html
Pushmataha: Choctaw Warrior, Diplomat, and Chief short biography written by professor of history, University of Southern Mississippi. http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/features/feature18/pushmataha.html
Tecumseh: Shawnee leader
biography written by Ohio Historical Society
Techumseh's speech to Governor William Harrison (1810) http://www.geocities.com/SouthBeach/Cove/8286/harrison.html
Seals of the "Five Civilized Tribes"
Chickasaws: The Unconquerable People short description written by professor of history, University of Southern Mississippi. http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/features/feature40/chickasaw.html
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend: Collision of Cultures From teaching with historic places lesson plans http://www.cr.nps.gov/nR/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/54horseshoe/54horseshoe.htm
Books Recommened by Speaker
A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 (Studies in North American Indian History) by Claudio Saunt link to Amazon
A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States by Jill Lepore link to Amazon
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity by Jill Lepore link to Amazon
A Scene on the Frontiers as Presented by the Humane British and their Worthy Allies This political cartoon denounces British and Indian acts during the War of 1812. For more information, click on the image above.
A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 (Studies in North American Indian History) by Claudio Saunt
A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States by Jill Lepore.
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity by Jill Lepore.