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History | Citizenship

Why did the USA try to kill its bison?

For the indigenous people living on North America's great plains, the roaming bison were a vital source of life. They used every part of the bison, from its meat to its fur and even its bones for tools. But then the US government hunted the bison nearly to extinction. This video from TED-Ed explores why.

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