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Lessons of the Fox Wars

Special | 32m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Eugene R.H. Tesdahl, Assistant Professor, History, UW-Platteville, discusses the attempts to exterminate the Meskwaki Nation in Wisconsin by French officials in the early eighteenth century. Tesdahl focuses on the attempted genocide, the significance of the Native peoples and the colonial history of Wisconsin during this time when the territory was contested ground.

Aired: 07/27/15

Rating: TV-G

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