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The Peace of Paris ignores Native peoples’ rights
The Peace of Paris, the set of treaties (Treaty of Paris and the Treaties of Versailles, 1783) that end ...
The first U.S. treaty with an American Indian tribe is ratified
The Continental Congress, a governing body formed during the American Revolution, made up of delegates ...
Congress can regulate trade with Indian tribes
The Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, permits Congress to make all laws ...
The Northwest Ordinance guarantees tribal land rights
Congress ratifies the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, creating the first organized territory of the United ...
Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...
Battle of Fallen Timbers opens Northwest Territory to settlement
President George Washington assigns General “Mad” Anthony Wayne to build several forts between the Ohio ...
Haudenosaunee prophet calls for peace
The Seneca prophet Handsome Lake (b. ca. 1733–d. 1815) has his first religious revelation. He preaches ...
Army vaccinates Indians in Ohio to protect soldiers
U.S. Army physicians vaccinate a small number of Indians in Ohio, the new frontier, against smallpox ...
Congress orders medical care for Native peoples
The federal government formally assigns the responsibility for providing medical care for Native peoples ...
Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh call for unity among tribes
With the Shawnee under siege, fragmented, and dispersed, Lalawithika has a spiritual revelation that ...