Caddie Woodlawn - Chapter 11-12 Summary & Analysis

Carol Ryrie Brink
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Two years earlier, more than a thousand white settlers had been killed in neighboring Minnesota, and it didn’t take much to send the settlers of western Wisconsin into a panic. The morning after word of a possible uprising came to Dunnville, people began approaching the Woodlawn farm. Mrs. Woodlawn is in her element, preparing food and shelter for her neighbors. She recruits Caddie to help in the kitchen, and when finally released, Caddie runs out the door with a hearty Indian war whoop. This initiates pandemonium: women screaming, and men reaching grimly for their guns. That reaction is enough to keep Caddie from making a repeat performance.

Mr. Woodlawn and Robert Ireton try to spread calm, and 24 hours pass without incident. The next day, when Mr. Woodlawn heads into town, taking Tom and Warren along, Caddie overhears some of the men planning to attack the Indians...

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