Native American Politics. Chapter 6.4 U.S. History. Explain why/how Native Americans power diminished in the 1780’s. answer. Native American lands were constantly being invaded Consequences of the Revolutionary War including:
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Native American Politics
Explain why/how Native Americans power diminished in the 1780’s.
Arthur St. Clair
Why did the alliance with the British “collapse?”
General “Mad Anthony” Wayne
What roles did
play in Native American resistance?
Who was Tenskwatawa? Why was he against assimilation?
Who was Tecumseh?
How was he involved in the pan-Indian movement?
What was the Treaty of Fort Wayne? How was William Henry Harrison involved (future President)?
What happened at the
Battle of Tippecanoe?
November 7, 1811
Harrison had sent 1,000 soldiers to stop impending attacks by Native Americans
Tenskwatawa sent warriors to attack Harrison near Prophetstown
Battle lasted about 2 hours
More of negative “politically” for Native Americans
Confidence in leadership of Tenskwatawa declines
Harrison burns Prophetstown
Native Americans accomplish?
“Although Techumseh and his brother did not accomplish their objectives, they left a vital legacy of defiance of invasion and respect for themselves, their people, and their culture.”
This would be a model for future generations of Native Americans, especially when it came to resurrecting customs/traditions.