The Ho-chunk signed a total of six treaties with the United States.
The first three treaties signed by the Hochunk Tribe and the US Government were efforts to create peace with the United States and neighboring tribes.
In 1816, the first treaty between the United States and the Ho-Chunk was signed to end hostilities heightened by the War of 1812 in which the two nations were on opposing sides. After the war, the Ho-chunk and other Midwestern tribes began to fight among themselves, with war parties avenging past wrongs and fighting to secure new hunting territories.
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Mohican History Timeline
This Mohican timeline briefly explains what happened to the people of their tribe.
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