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Great Empires of North America, Part 5: The League of Peace and Power

They created North America’s first  democracy, and played chess with European empires. Meet the Iroquois — the Northeast’s unstoppable Native confederacy. He was called the Peacemaker – and people would later say he was born of a virgin. Driven to anguish by his people’s ceaseless cycle of warring, kidnapping and torture, he “set his teeth […]

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