Everything you need to understand or teach Crazy Horse and Custer by Stephen Ambrose.
This is a remarkable book about two of the country's best warriors. The circumstances of their lives led them to be working on opposing sides of a conflict. The author describes both following the dictum of divining what makes someone successful in their roles, more so than taking a political stake in one side and demonizing the opposition. Realistically, this is easier to do now that so much time has passed to heal the wounds of the wars that the subjects of this book participated in.
The work is long and covers the circumstances of their lives. The work ends after the deaths of both, as matters are "cleared up." After a substantial 24 chapters covering 4 parts of the book the author has provided some special appendices at the end.
The introduction explains a great deal to readers. Both of the men lived violent lives and died violent deaths...
Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: