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" ... their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental principle, that discovery gave... "
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ... - Page 92
by Orsamus Turner - 1849 - 666 pages
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Field Hearing--Anchorage, AK: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs - Child welfare - 1989 - 649 pages
...possession of the soil, tribes did not enjoy and could not convey complete title to the land because of the fundamental principle that "discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it." This decision placed upon the United States government the burden of granting title to Natives or extinguishing...
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The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest

Robert A. Williams Jr. - Law - 1992 - 368 pages
...were necessarily diminished, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it. Those relations which were to exist between the discoverer and the natives, were to be regulated by...
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Cultures of United States Imperialism

Amy Kaplan, Donald E. Pease - History - 1993 - 672 pages
...were necessarily diminished, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...gave exclusive title to those who made it. ... The history of America, from its discovery to the present day, proves, we think, the universal recognition...
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American Sacred Space

David Chidester, Edward Tabor Linenthal - Religion - 1995 - 352 pages
...were necessarily diminished, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it.53 The doctrine of discovery, then, "gave an exclusive right to [the United States] to extinguish...
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Red Man's Land/white Man's Law: The Past and Present Status of the American ...

Wilcomb E. Washburn - Social Science - 1995 - 314 pages
...right to "complete sovereignty, as independent nations" was diminished or denied, declared Marshall, by "the original fundamental principle that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it." "The history of America," the historian-chief justice concluded, "from its discovery to the present day,...
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Sovereigns, Quasi Sovereigns, and Africans: Race and Self-determination in ...

Siba N'Zatioula Grovogui - Political Science - 1996 - 282 pages
...original inhabitants of conquered territories "to dispose of the soil, at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it."12 Green claims that the only nations relevant for the purposes of international law were European...
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Native American Sovereignty

John R. Wunder - Law - 1996 - 378 pages
...rights to complete sovereignty, and their power to dispose of the soil at their own wilL to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it.1 Marshall's reconciliation of political sovereignty and land ownership did not last a decade after...
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Sovereigns, Quasi Sovereigns, and Africans: Race and Self-determination in ...

Siba N'Zatioula Grovogui - Political Science - 1996 - 282 pages
...original inhabitants of conquered territories "to dispose of the soil, at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it."12 Green claims that the only nations relevant for the purposes of international law were European...
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Native American Cultural and Religious Freedoms

John R. Wunder - Law - 1996 - 378 pages
...their power to dispose of the soil at their own will, to whomsoever they pleased, was denied hy the fundamental principle that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it" The economic vitality and structure of the United States was at stake in this case; to have found that...
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American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking of Justice

David E. Wilkins - Social Science - 1997 - 403 pages
...were necessarily diminished, and their power to dispose of the soil, at their own will, to whomever they pleased, was denied by the original fundamental...that discovery gave exclusive title to those who made it.54 An absolute title to lands cannot exist, at the same time, in different persons, or in different...
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