Thomas Jefferson the “Great Investor”
Thomas Jefferson once secretly wrote to Congress that the US would try to drive Native Americans into debt in order to take their land.
Thomas Jefferson once wrote to Congress that the US would try to drive Native Americans into debt to take their land.
He suggested encouraging Indian Tribes to purchase goods on credit so they would go into debt.
The president's comments were references in a report on US Indian Schools, which abused and forcibly assimilated children.