March 27, 2021

The Northwest Indian War

The Northwest Indian War

This week, I am diving into the first of what is known as the U.S / Indian Wars.

Looking to protect their land from American settlers, the tribal nations of the Northwest Territory banned together to attempt negotiations with the new United States government. However, the U.S was interested only in further expanding their borders. The result? A series of skirmishes that took place over a decade.

Listen in as I dive into the war, how it came to be and why it is important to American History.

Sources Used This Episode:

Hudson, Myles. "Battle of Fallen Timbers". Encyclopedia Britannica, 13 Aug. 2020 (LINK)

Weyapiersenwah. Ohio History Central. (LINK)

Little Turtle's War and Native American's greatest victory over American Forces. CPN Public Information Office. July 15, 2019. (LINK)

When American Fought A War For The Midwest. Youtube. Alternate History Hub. July 27, 2018. (LINK)

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