1. Students will examine the difficult position that Indigenous Peoples’ leadership found themselves in with the shifting alliance systems of the early nineteenth century.
  2. Students will learn something of the importance of the ongoing efforts at a coordinated response to American expansionism.
  3. Students will explore the leadership of Tecumseh and his role in the resistance to American expansion.
  4. Students will learn about the Western Confederacy that emerged during the American Revolution and formed a core of Tecumseh’s movement.
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