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38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End

By: Berg, Scott W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 3/15/2017

Seller ID: 9780307377241

ISBN: 0307377245

Condition: USED


In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties, increasing hardship, and relentless encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader, Little Crow. Knowing the strength and resilience of the young American nation, Little Crow counseled caution, but anger won the day. Forced to either lead his warriors in a war he knew they could not win or leave them to their fates, he declared, " Little Crow] is not a coward: he will die with you." So began six weeks of intense conflict along the Minnesota frontier as the Dakotas clashed with sett... View more info