1. Why did Pratt oppose reservations? How would schools achieve Pratt’s goal to “Kill the Indian . . . and save the man”?
2. What did Pratt mean by asserting that “our greatest mistake [is] in feeding our civilization to the Indians instead of feeding the Indians to our civilization”? Did he consider education or Chris tianity mistakes for Indians? Why or why not?
3. What lessons did Pratt draw from the experiences of African Americans? Did he believe they represented a success story for his goal of “citizenizing”?