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Black Hawk

  1. 1767–1838, American Indian chief of the Sauk tribe: leader of Sauk and Fox Indians in the Black Hawk War.
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  • These books, with the exception of the Life of Black-Hawk, are of sterling value.

    A New Guide for Emigrants to the West

    J. M. Peck

  • The rapidity with which the pioneer population of Iowa increased after the Black-Hawk war was phenomenal.