|One Who Jealously Guards His Home Tihdonica|
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|An artist's depiction of the public execution of 38 Dakota hanged by the US military on Dec. 26, 1862 for war crimes. It is the largest mass execution in US history. Most historians now believe that many of those executed were innocent of the crimes of which they were accused.|
-Artist: J. Thullen, 1884. Courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society.
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