Battle of Fallen Timbers

HISTORY.COM The Battle of Timbers, on August 20, 1794, was the last major conflict of the Northwest Territory Indian War between Native Americans and the United States. At the battle, near present-day Toledo, Ohio, General Anthony Wayne (1745-96) led U.S. troops to victory over a confederation of Indian warriors whose leaders included Chief Blue Jacket […]

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Tecumseh, Shawnee Leader

Tecumseh, Shawnee Leader  Archaeology Ruled ca. A.D. 1789-1813 Tuesday, July 16, 2013 (The Bridgeman Art Library, The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY) Tecumseh in an 1881 engraving Throughout history in many cultures, preserving the physical remains of great figures has been considered vital for religious, cultural, or political reasons. Many Native Americans don’t share […]

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