Sauk Chief Keokuk resigns tribal claims to land east of the Mississippi (34 words)

Historical Context Note

Context

Sauk Chief Keokuk (1767-1848), and his followers, moved west of the Mississippi River as a result of the 1832 Black Hawk Purchase, following defeat by the US army and militia in The Black Hawk War.

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  1. First Peoples in North America

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