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Political History of America’s Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America’s major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America’s wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Chapter 26. Nez Perce, Bannock, Sheepeater, and Ute Wars (1877–1879)
Chapter 26. Nez Perce, Bannock, Sheepeater, And Ute wars (1877–1879)
At Issue

Except for the Ute War, which was fought in Colorado, these conflicts took place principally in the rugged terrain of Idaho Territory and Oregon, with the Nez Perce War ranging into portions of the Washington and Montana territories as well. Of these conflicts, only the Nez Perce War had a genuine political dimension; the others were ...

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