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Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path, 2nd Edition

Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path, 2nd Edition

Roger L. Nichols

ISBN: 978-1-119-10342-4

May 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

200 pages


Completely updated and expanded, Black Hawk and the Warrior's Path is a masterful account of the life of the Sauk warrior and leader, and his impact on the history of early America.

  • The period between 1760 and 1840 is brought to life through vivid discussion of Native American society and traditions, Western frontier expansion, and US-Native American politics and conflicts
  • Updates include: 1 new map, 8 new images, a revised bibliographic essay incorporating the latest research, a timeline, and 8 concise, reorganized chapters with key terms and study questions
  • Accessibly written by a noted expert in the field, students will understand key themes and find meaningful connections among historical events in Native American and 18th century American history

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List of Figures ix

Preface xi

Timeline xiii

1 Who is BlackHawk? 1600–1804 1

2 The Americans were coming to take possession 1804–1812 24

3 They made fair promises but never fulfilled them 1812–1816 47

4 We were a divided people 1816–1828 69

5 Nothing was talked about but leaving our village 1828–1831 89

6 The British would assist us 1831–1832 110

7 My object was not war 1832 132

8 Once I was a great warrior 1832–1838 146

Bibliographical Essay 169

Index 179