Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America

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A stirring retelling of the Black Hawk War that brings into dramatic focus the forces struggling for control over the American frontier Until 1822, when John Jacob Aster swallowed up the fur trade and the trading posts of the upper Mississippi were closed, the 6,000-strong Sauk Nation occupied one of North America's largest and most prosperous Indian settlements. Its spacious longhouse lodges and council-house squares, supported by hundreds of acres of planted fields, were the envy of white Americans who had already begun ...

Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America 2005, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805077582

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Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America 2000, Owl Books (NY), New York

ISBN-13: 9780805082623

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