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1791, Battle of Wabash- America vs. Western Confederacy Indians- This was one of the greatest American losses in the early stages of the nation. Under General St. Clair, leading 1,000 men into battle, only 48 escaped unharmed. The casualty rate was the highest percentage ever suffered by a United States Army unit. The Battle was important because it set the stage for a long war ahead with the Indians in going westward. 1794, The Battle of Fallen Timbers- America vs. Western Confederacy Indians- This battle was the final military conflict of what is known as the Northwest Indian War, conflict fought for control of what was known as the Northwest Territory. The American victory led to the signing of the Treaty of Greenville in 1795, giving more western land to the United States. 1797, The XYZ Affair- When France’s monarch government was taken over by revolutionaries,
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Unformatted text preview: relationships with France were destroyed; in an attempt to repair these relations, American diplomats were sent over to France. They were not received, and three agents of France, named X, Y, and Z, demanded a large sum of money from the American peace commission. This event is important because it served as the spark that started the Quasi War with France. 1798-1800, The Quasi War- Instigated by the XYZ Affair, the Quasi War was an undeclared war between America and France, largely instigated by the XYZ Affair. The Quasi War was important because it resulted in the creation of the United States Navy and increased rights/protection for American shipping. It also boosted American morale, and drew Britain and America closer, foreshadowing the relationship with England that we have today....
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