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Pontiac and the Indian uprising

Auteur : Howard H Peckham
Éditeur: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, ©1994.
Collection: Great Lakes books.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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In 1763 a powerful Ottawa chief set in motion the most formidable Indian resistance that the English-speaking people had ever faced when he issued a call to Indian tribes in Michigan to assert their independence of the British. Daring to oppose the westward expansion by European settlers, Pontiac temporarily halted the movement. With his defeat, one era of Indian history ended and another began. Originally published  Lire la suite...
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Personne nommée: Pontiac, Ottawa Chief; Pontiac, Ottawa Chief
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Howard H Peckham
ISBN: 081432469X 9780814324691
Numéro OCLC: 28927230
Notes: "Originally published in 1947 by Princeton University Press"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiv, 346 pages : illustrations maps ; 22 cm.
Contenu: His background --
His early life --
His first activity --
The Ottawas in the French and Indian War --
The British occupy Detroit --
Peacemaking at Detroit --
Origin of Pontiac's War --
The plot and its discovery --
The first blows --
The problem of supplies --
Victories beyond Detroit --
The news travels East --
Progress of the siege --
From Bloody Bridge to Bushy Run --
The war on the settlements --
The east end of Lake Erie --
The siege is raised --
Pontiac escapes punishment --
Reluctant submission --
Formal treaty negotiations --
Peace, and persecution --
Assassination, and fame --
Retrospect.
Titre de collection: Great Lakes books.
Responsabilité: Howard H. Peckham ; foreword by John C. Dann.

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Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.  Lire la suite...

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A fascinating history about the man who initiated an inspiring episode in Michigan's past.--Inland Seas

 
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