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Teaching Primary source: Chief Joseph’s surrender

Primary source: Chief Joseph’s surrender

Here, students will read about the conflict between the Nez Perce and the U.S. Army. They will learn of Chief Joseph's expertly executed retreated and subsequent surrender before reading his now-famous surrender speech.

Chief Joseph
Stanford University Press


Why is Chief Joseph remembered as one of the greatest Native American leaders?
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.6 - Author's Purpose, RH.7 - Visual Information


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