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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 ...
Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh call for unity among tribes
With the Shawnee under siege, fragmented, and dispersed, Lalawithika has a spiritual revelation that ...
Haudenosaunee prophet calls for peace
The Seneca prophet Handsome Lake (b. ca. 1733–d. 1815) has his first religious revelation. He preaches ...
Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...
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 ...