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Description - The Great Sioux Uprising by Jerry Keenan

In August of 1862, the Santee (Dakota) Sioux tribe launched a spontaneous revolt against their white neighbors. Looting and killing, the Santee Sioux ravaged the unprotected countryside and small towns of southern Minnesota. When it was all over, more than five hundred people died. But the killing was not yet over: after a quick trial, thirty-eight Santee Sioux were later hanged to death in the largest mass execution in U.S. history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780306811951
ISBN-10: 0306811952
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 7mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jerry Keenan

Jerry Keenan is recognized as one of the leading experts in Indian Wars history. He lives in Colorado.

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