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  1. 1783
    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 ...
  2. 1790s
    Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
    The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...
  3. 1799
    Haudenosaunee prophet calls for peace
    The Seneca prophet Handsome Lake (b. ca. 1733–d. 1815) has his first religious revelation. He preaches ...
  4. 1805
    Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh call for unity among tribes
    With the Shawnee under siege, fragmented, and dispersed, Lalawithika has a spiritual revelation that ...
  5. 1819
    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 ...