Daily Archives: November 18, 2011

The History of the Butterfly, Part 112: The Black Hawk “Purchase”

After the Black Hawk War, General Winfield Scott negotiated the Black Hawk Purchase.  At least that is the name a lot of history books gave it.  The Indians relinquished land and received money.  It could have been called something else, … Continue reading

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