The Battle for the Heart of America
By (author) Kerry A. Trask
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Black Hawk by Kerry A. Trask
Book DescriptionIn the spring of 1832, Black Hawk and his Sauk followers, including 700 warriors, rose up in a rage and defiantly crossed the Mississippi to reclaim their ancestral home in Illinois. The rebellion was dashed in just three months, yet no other violent encounter between white America and native people embodies so clearly the U.S. Republic's conflict between exalted ideals of freedom and human dignity and its insatiable appetite for territory. Until 1822, the 6,000-strong Sauk Nation had occupied one of North America's largest Indian settlements, just east of the Mississippi. Supported by hundreds of acres of planted fields, their domain was the envy of white Americans who had already begun to encroach upon the rich land. When the conflicts between natives and white squatters inevitably turned violent, the Sauks were forced into exile, uprooted and banished to the uncharted west.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805082623
(210mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Owl Books,U.S.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Publish Date: 14-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Kerry A. Trask
Kerry A. Trask, a scholar of early American history, is a professor at the University of Wisconsin Manitowoc, and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. A native of Canada, he is particularly interested in the early history of the Great Lakes region. Trask is the author of two previous books; his most recent is "Fire Within: A Civil War Narrative from Wisconsin," which was awarded the Council for Wisconsin Writers' Leslie Cross Book-Length Nonfiction Award in 1996. He lives on the west shore of Lake Michigan."
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