What became known as Black Hawk’s War pointed to the problems with treaties signed between the United States government and native tribes. Misunderstandings, cultural differences, and changing demands for land contributed to Indian removal, which erupted into warfare between the Sauk and Fox tribes and the United States Army. Former explorer William Clark was in the center of it.
"William Clark, Black Hawk, and the Militarization of Indian Removal,"
The Confluence (2009-2020): Vol. 8
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/confluence_2009/vol8/iss1/2