Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors Topics for Discussion

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Recount how George Custer earned his promotion from Lieutenant to Captain. Explain why his actions were worthy of this field promotion in your own words.

Crazy Horse was the name of two men, a father and son. Early in the book, the son has a nickname. Then they switch, so that the son uses this name but the father no longer does. What do you think of this?

Who was Libbie Custer and why does she matter in this book?

Explain why it would be helpful for boys and men to get to know their enemies. Observe that this has been the case both with the red men and amongst the white men, giving examples.

Give your own opinion about the idea of warring with joy. This is what the author claims Custer could do; he did not hate his enemies and opponents. It is also true...

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