Discuss the causes and consequences of Black Hawk war.


Discuss the causes and consequences of Black Hawk war.

Black Hawk:

Black Hawk was a leader of the Sauk tribe. He led the British Band to reclaim lands they believed were theirs, which sparked the conflict. He was later imprisoned and released after the conflict. He also was the first Native American to publish an autobiography in the US.

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The Black Hawk war began over disputes about a treaty regarding land near what is now Illinois. The "British Band" which was a group of...

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