What were the goals of Tecumsehs confederacy and what factors best explain its failure?
The duration of the 18th and 19th centuries was a time of strife and conflict
between the Indians and American settle
KPW: Colonists wanted land
Englishmen of all ranks believed that this new land could solve many of their national and
personal problems; those who felt that the English Crown a
Native America Studies 14
Contrary to popular belief, the Native American civilization that inhabited
America before 1492 was a structured and organized society. Archeological findings from
the Cahokian society supp
Cahokia Chaco Canyon
Bering Straits Mississippian societies
Mound 72 Woodhenge
Samuel de Champlain
Hernando de Soto
Juan de Onate
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Master of life = God
-Message of salvation- Indians must renounce white mans influence and return to
Tenskwatawa- (open door) formerly known as Lalawethika. Shawnee profit, offered a
voice to oppressed people. Offered them hope
Points of View of CAUSES?
Spanish Friars attempt to convert the Pueblo Indians. They attempt to suppress all aspects
of the traditional religion, destroying kivas and trying to stop the dances. The Spanish
accused the Pueblo of sorcery. Pope, who
Techaconda lead shawnee ppl to the biggest pan idain resitant on the continent.
Had enough, took a stand.
Leadership structor of the tribe had to be reordered to
Tecomes- inspirational man, strong, saw beyond tribal affialation. Struggle of greater magnit