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    THE BLACK HAWK WAR? OR THE WAR FOR CHICAGO The Black Hawk War was one of the most vital parts of Chicago history. Chicago would not have happened if not for the Black Hawk war. Chicago was formed after the events of the Black Hawk War. This war was the most vital part in Chicago history.The war began in May of 1832 and ended in August of 1832. The battle was fought for land, a tale to reclaim something that was taken. Black Hawk had surrendered after being caught and many of his people were slaughtered or imprisoned. Black Hawk lost his status that he once had. This event sparked the last native resistance in the Illinois region. Without the events leading to and during the Black Hawk War, there would be no Chicago. BACKGROUND AND HISTORICAL…

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    Fighting between the United States and Native Americans in the Old Northwest Territory predated the war by six months (Lewis, n.d.). Black Hawk, who would later lead Sauk and Fox warriors during the war bearing his name, led Sauk warriors during several attacks against the United States during the War of 1812 (Lewis, n.d.). Despite some Native Americans taking up arms against the United States, American officials were able to convince many neutral Sauk and Fox to separate from their tribes…

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    the first of three times in the Black Hawk War. This paper will go over his first enlistment as an elected captain, his second enlistment as a private, and his third enlistment a private in a “Spy Company.” His goal was to protect illinois. When the Civil War broke out Lincoln was President and Commander-in-Chief of the military. His goal was to keep states from seceding. Lincoln’s first enlistment was in the 4th Regiment of Mounted Volunteers as part of General Samuel Whiteside’s Brigade…

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    Black Hawk War In the early 1800’s Americans got into many battles with Native Americans over land. When the Americans first arrived they killed Native Americans and burned down their village, Native Americans refused to give their land away without a fight. In 1804 Americans made a treaty with the Native Americans to give the settlers all of the land east of the Mississippi River, in exchange for over two million dollars. In 1808 the Americans built a fort on Native American land, in…

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    Where the Black Hawk Soars was a piece written by Robert W. Smith, one of the most popular and respected composers in America. A recipient of a Bachelor's in Music Education from Troy State University and a Master's in Music from the University of Miami, Smith then has produced works for both concert band and orchestra that have been performed throughout the world. His greatest hits were his first two symphonies -The Divine Comedy and The Odyssey and have been used by North America, Europe,…

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    Black Hawk Down was written by Mark Bowden and published in 1999. It is also a nonfiction book. This book is about a war between America and Samli. The book starts with soldiers going into a home or building they are trying to capture a specific person / people of the Samli force. The soldiers are also trying to clear out the buildings. They get shot at from outside by one of their own because he saw “ someone from the other side outside the window”. The D-boys complete their mission only to as…

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    The movie Black Hawk Down takes place on October 3rd and 4th of 1993. This film displays a life threatening mission that the U.S. Army Rangers try to overcome. The mission is called to capture two Somalian war lords. Once the mission starts disaster is brought upon from the beginning of the battle to the end. Within the movie, Black Hawk Down, you follow the character of Sgt. Eversman, who leads The Ranger unit Chalk Four into the first crash cite of the Black Hawk Chopper. Although most of…

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    During this part of Black Hawk Down, the rangers and the D-Boys are still trying to get to the second crashed black hawk in Mogadishu, Somalia. They have lost their humvee convoy and are traveling on foot to the destination to try to get the survivors. They are being pinned down because of how many Somali militia soldiers there are and how they are all over the place. The Sammies are shooting in every direction at them and there is close to no cover for the running American soldiers. This…

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    Black Hearts is a narrative written by Jim Fredrick that covers the happenings of, Bravo Company 1-502nd Infantry 101st Airborne Division who were deployed to Iraq in 2005. The failure of their leadership is covered throughout and accounts for mistakes ranging from the general officer all the way to the privates on the ground. At the highest level, LT general Ricardo Sanchez failed to understand and acknowledge the severity and delicacy of the situation that his command group was about to enter…

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    right into the hoop, as JJ gave a deadly stare to his brother Ray. “You’d only make that shot once out of ten times,” Ray said. “Ray, I play point guard for the Atlanta Hawks. I think I can make that shot,” JJ laughed. “You know I should be the one playing right?” Ray said. “Just a couple more years Ray,” JJ explained. “Then I can finally make some real money!” Ray exclaimed. “Let’s get out of here, it’s getting dark,” JJ said. They both went to JJ’s brand new Audi R8. JJ had just recently…

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