Topic: Federal Indian Schools and Student Health, 1878-1918
According to the article, what diseases were most prominent among students, and how did the boarding schools facilitate their spread?
How did proponents of the Indian Boarding Schools react to these mortality rates, and how did that reaction change over time?
Did the United States government support these schools? If so, how, if not, why?
Social Darwinism is a consistent theme throughout the article; how did it affect the management of the schools, or the attitude towards students?