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War Of 1812- Battle of the Thames

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"During the War of 1812, some 35 tribal nations fought under Tecumseh” (Marsh). Input 3 Reason #1:
Tecumseh was an
outstanding war chief WAR OF 1812- Battle Of The Thames Leadership and Control 35 " Internally, their coalition would not survive the deaths of Tecumseh and Stiahta, whose leadership, skill and presence were critical to the cohesion between the tribes." Tecumseh was the driving force of the Aboriginals. Thesis: Tecumseh was crucial to the First Nations people because of his ability as a war chief, his contribution to the Aboriginal forces and the great leadership he provided. Reason #3:
Tecumseh was a fantastic leader I should form a confederacy of Indian tribes to stop Americans from seizing our land... + will= TECUMSEH Tecumseh's Death Battle of The Thames (Battle of Moraviantown) WHERE? WHEN? WHO? Tecumseh's ability as a war chief, contribution to the Aboriginals (in terms of war) and leadership made him crucial to their cause. WORKS CITED:

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Jeffreys, C.W. “The Meeting Of Brock And Tecumseh, 1812”. Library and Archives Canada/ C-073719. 1922. The Canadian Encyclopedia. 9 Jan. 2013. <http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/tecumseh>.

Marsh, James. “First Nations In The War Of 1812”. The Canadian Encyclopedia. 2012. 20 Dec. 2012. <www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/first-nations-in-the-war-of-1812>.

“Tecumseh”. Galafilm War Of 1812 Website. 1 Dec. 2012. <http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/people/tecumseh.html>. Did you know that Tecumseh died in present day Chatham-Kent, Ontario? “A true hero is not someone who thinks about doing what is right, but one that simply does what is right without thinking!”(Heath). Reason #2: Tecumseh's death was depriving to the Aboriginals. TECUMSEH "During the War of 1812, some 35 tribal nations fought under Tecumseh, who worked tirelessly to gain the support of the Potawatomi, Ojibwa, Shawnee, Ottawa, Kikapoos and others" HUMANE " The Indians, carried away with their triumph, began to kill them, and Procter made no effort to stop the slaughter, which ceased only with the arrival of Tecumseh" (Goltz). Tecumseh "The death of Tecumseh was a tremendous blow to the unity of the Western Nations and effectively ended the British alliance with the Shawnee and other American First Nations." ALLY "With his death, effective Native resistance south of the lakes practically ceased" (Wilson). "Since the early 1800s, Tecumseh had sought to form a confederacy of Indian tribes to stop white Americans from seizing Indian land". "Both Tecumseh's father and eldest brother were killed fighting whites . so it took a LOT of strong will to do this... so it took a LOT of strong will to do this... self conscious "However, the mill was burned down by Tecumseh, albeit with McGregors permission. This was a preventative measure to stop the Americans from obtaining the grain stored within " . rational " Be Rational. No way! 1:3 PERSISTENT (Marsh). LOST HIS LIFE IN BATTLE LOST RESPECT IN BATTLE USED SUCCESS AT THE THAMES TO GALVANIZE HIS POLITICAL CAREER Tecumseh- Leader Of The Native Alliance Major General Henry Procter General William Henry Harrison ALLY ---> MAJOR EVENTS UNKNOWN WHO KILLED HIM EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE BATTLE Short of supplies; Procter's retreat and Tecumseh's objections American Assault at Amherstburg; Procter's withdrawal Stand at Moraviantown and Tecumseh is killed 1 2 3 T F

Isaac Brock and Tecumseh died together. Tecumseh was a British soldier. Tecumseh and General William Henry Harrison were allies. Tecumseh burned down John McGregor's mill. Tecumseh's father died in 1815. General Henry Procter was such a good general, he became Prime Minister of Canada. Tecumseh was part of the Kikapoo tribe. TRUE OR FALSE? FALSE! He was a Shawnee Chief. TRUE. FALSE. Tecumseh was the chief of the Shawnee tribe. FALSE. Tecumseh's father died when he was a child. FALSE. Procter lost all respect he had in this battle. FALSE. Brock perished at the Battle Of Queenston Heights, while Tecumseh died in the Battle of the Thames. FALSE! Tecumseh was allied with the British.
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