Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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* The introduction begins with explaining the similarities between two men, Crazy Horse and Custer.

* Although there are parallels between their lives, the author recognizes that there are also differences.

* Ambrose explains how the two men met only twice and how this book will lead to their last meeting at Little Bighorn.

* The book begins with a description of the Great Plains, including the geographical boundaries.

* Extremes in landscape and weather are explained.

* Ambrose tries to communicate what drew men to the Plains.

* The grass of the Plains drew animals like prairie dogs and buffalo.

* After the Spanish brought horses to America, Native Americans of the Great Plains began capturing and riding them.

* The Native American tribes of the Plains, particularly the Sioux, are introduced.

* The Sioux way of making war is very different from what the European trappers and traders have...

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