The Wisconsin Frontier (Kobo eBook)

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From 17th-century French coureurs de bois to lumberjacks of the 19th century, Wisconsin's frontier era saw thousands arriving from Europe and other areas seeking wealth and opportunity. Indians mixed with these newcomers, sometimes helping and sometimes challenging them, often benefiting from their guns and other trade items. This captivating history reveals the conflicts, the defeats, the victories, and the way the future looked to Wisconsin's peoples at the beginning of the 20th century.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780253027924
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: August 21st, 1998
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