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By Amy H. Sturgis

One of crucial local American leaders in heritage, the Shawnee chief Tecumseh protested land cession, and used to be an enormous catalyst of the conflict of Tippecanoe. He harnessed the culture of yank Indian pan-tribal cohesion to turn into an important image of multi-national local American identification and resistance in North the US. This in-depth, obtainable therapy explores the lifetime of a key determine in local American battle-lore who figures prominently in U.S. historical past curricula.

Lively, narrative chapters discover the Shawnee tradition, Tecumseh's youth, the transformation of his brother, Tenskwatawa into The Prophet, his construction of a pan-tribal circulate, the struggle of 1812, and his legacy in historical past and well known culture.

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