Cartoon History: Set 2

Cartoon Set 3: Last Battle

Set 2: First Violence


Before they fled the peaceful settlement not just one man but three men, a woman and a 15 year old girl were murdered. 


After telling of their horrible deed they rushed from their village on Rice Creek to the house of Little Crow.  Once a powerful chief, Little Crow had fallen into disfavor with his people because of his dealings with the white men.  This was his chance to again prove himself leader of the Sioux.


At the council held in his cabin that night he reminded the other chiefs that because women had been killed the white men would take a terrible revenge upon the people.  It was decided then and there that they must drive out all the settlers with Little Crow as their leader. 

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