Tecumseh: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) by Amy H. Sturgis

By Amy H. Sturgis

One of an important local American leaders in background, the Shawnee chief Tecumseh protested land cession, and used to be an enormous catalyst of the conflict of Tippecanoe. He harnessed the culture of yankee Indian pan-tribal solidarity to develop into an important image of multi-national local American id and resistance in North the United States. This in-depth, available therapy explores the lifetime of a key determine in local American battle-lore who figures prominently in U.S. background curricula.

Lively, narrative chapters discover the Shawnee tradition, Tecumseh's formative years, the transformation of his brother, Tenskwatawa into The Prophet, his production of a pan-tribal circulation, the battle of 1812, and his legacy in heritage and well known culture.

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