Father was a chief of the Shawnee Indians (Died fighting Lord Dunmore’s War). His mother was a part of the Pekowi tribe (She had to runaway to Missouri abandoning her two sons in the Ohio Valley)
Very intelligent able-bodied young man He wanted revenge against those that killed his father Factory System Not many Natives left
Tecumseh had taken part in the battle of fallen timbers Treaty of Fort Wayne Survival among Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa
Tenskwatawa (try saying that 10 times fast) was the brother of Tecumseh and a religious leader of the tribe. Had to follow in brothers foot steps Problems with the alcohol He thought he held special powers
Fight for land over the Ohio Valley United Indians (The United States of Native Americans) Goal was to take back land Created a political system through brother Battle of Tippecanoe
Tecumseh’s best years with General Brock. Took the offensive against Americans Looked like the Natives might win until…… Battle of Thames
British abandonment Native American fight will continue for a very long time
Fought for all Native American Rights Even though he died his fight lasted up until the 1890’s. William Tecumseh Sherman was a Union general in the civil war.