Black Hawk War

Many Viewpoints/Many Stories

Created by,
Annette Setterman

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Painter: Charles B. King, Washington, 1837 in Thomas McKenney & James Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America (Philadellphia, 1837-44)


When the Europeans arrived in America, the Native Americans had already lived on the land for thousands of years. There were hard feelings between these new people and the natives which led to disagreements and wars.
What were the settlers afraid of?
What were the Native Americans concerned about?
Who was right? Wrong? Why?
Who do you think was most likely to keep their word in the treaties? the U.S. Government or the Native Americans?

    •At Home on the Fringes of the Prairie
    •Turning Points in History
    •The Story of Black Hawk

Last updated: December 14 2007, 6:38 am
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