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Tecumseh Biography.com Military Leader (c. 1768-1813)

Posted on August 23, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Tecumseh Military Leader (c.1768-1813)

BIOGRAPHY.COM

April 18, 2016


Young Warrior

During his teenage years, Tecumseh joined a confederation of Native Americans led by Mohawk chief Joseph Brant. Brant encouraged tribes to pool their resources and defend their territory against the white man’s encroachment. T...

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A Native Nations Perspective on the War of 1812 - PBS.ORG

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 8:30 AM

A Native Nations Perspective on the War of 1812

By Donald Fixico

PBS.ORG

The War of 1812 was an important conflict with broad and lasting consequences, particularly for the native inhabitants of North America. During the pivotal years before the war, the United States wanted to expand its territories, a desire that fueled the invasion of native h...

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History Channel - Tecumseh

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Native American History - Tecumseh

History Channel (2009) www.history.com

Shawnee Indian political leader and war chief Tecumseh (1768-1813) came of age amid the border warfare that ravaged the Ohio Valley in the late 18th century. He took part in a series of raids of Kentucky and Tennessee frontier settlements in the 1780s, and emerged...

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Battle of Piqua

Posted on August 14, 2017 at 2:40 PM

The Battle of Piqua - Touring Ohio

We have been taught about the Revolutionary War battles of Bunker Hill and Yorktown but the Battle of Piqua (also called the Battle of Peckuwe) may have slipped our educators notice. It was the largest military engagement of the Revolutionary War west of the Allegheny Mountains and would greatly influence a 12 year old boy named

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Shawnee History and Population - Encyclopaedia Britannica

Posted on August 7, 2017 at 10:15 AM

Encyclopædia Britannica Shawnee-people


In the 17th century the Shawnee were driven from their home by the Iroquois, scattering into widely separated areas. Some settled in what is now Illinois and others in the Cumberland Valley, while one group moved to the southeast. After 1725 the tribe r...

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