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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 ...
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 ...
Tecumseh’s leadership grows
The 1795 Treaty of Greenville pushed Tecumseh’s tribe, the Shawnee, out of their traditional lands in ...
U.S. expansion divides tribes, leads to Creek Civil War
Florida Governor Andrew Jackson, with the Cherokee and Choctaw, retaliates against the Muscogee Creek ...
Andrew Jackson promises friendship to Choctaw, Cherokee
Choctaw and Cherokee Indians fight for General Andrew Jackson to defeat the Creek Indians in the Battle ...
U.S. frontier advances, pushing Native peoples westward
All along its western border, the U.S. presses for more land to accommodate the expanding nation. To ...
Congress pays missionaries to ‘civilize’ American Indians
Congress appropriates $10,000 to pay what it calls people of “good moral character” to help the U.S. eliminate ...