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8 THOUSAND YEARS OR SO TO BECOME WHAT THEY ARE NOW, AND AS THE INDIAN, BEING A MAN, OBJECTS DECIDEDLY TO BEING PLACED IN A NURSERY SUBJECT TO THE BIDDING OF ONE MAN WHO MAY BE HIS INFERIOR IN MORAL CHARACTER OR INTELLIGENCE, HE IS TERMED REBELLIOUS OR SULLEN; AND IF HE RISES IN EXASPERATION, AS HE OFTEN DOES, HE IS TERMED A SAVAGE, INCAPABLE OF CIVILIZATION, AND TROOPS ARE SENT TO ENFORCE THE LESSONS. [[paragraph symbol]] WHEN THE INDIAN, BEING A MAN, AND NOT A CHILD, OR THING, OR MERELY AN ANIMAL, AS SOME OF THE WOULD-BE CIVILIZERS HAVE TERMED HIM, FIGHTS FOR HIS PROPERTY, LIBERTY AND LIFE, THEY CALL HIM A SAVAGE. WHEN THE FIRST SETTLERS IN THIS COUNTRY FOUGHT FOR THEIR PROPERTY, LIBERTY AND LIVES, THEY WERE CALLED HEROES. WHEN THE INDIAN IN FIGHTING THIS GREAT NATION
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