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Tecumseh : Speech at Vincennes

Author: Rebecca Sjonger
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Shawnee warrior and chief, Tecumseh was widely admired as a skilled orator who wanted to unite Indigenous groups in the United States and Canada to prevent the loss of their territory and way of life. This thought-provoking book features his memorable speech in 1810 at Vincennes, to Indiana Governor Harrison to revoke a treaty that took Indigenous lands, and to Indigenous peoples to resist the takeover of their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sjonger, Rebecca.
Tecumseh.
St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2019]
(DLC) 2018059538
Named Person: Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief; William Henry Harrison; Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief; William Henry Harrison; William Henry Harrison; Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief; William Henry Harrison
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Sjonger
ISBN: 9780778752424 0778752429 9780778752561 0778752569
OCLC Number: 1054364668
Target Audience: Ages: 11-14+; Grades: 7 to 8.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 26 cm
Contents: Persuasive primary sources --
Words and meaning --
Analyzing perspectives --
Influences then and now.
Responsibility: Rebecca Sjonger.

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"A Shawnee warrior and chief, Tecumseh was widely admired as a skilled orator who wanted to unite Indigenous groups in the United States and Canada to prevent the loss of their territory and way of life. This thought-provoking book features his memorable speech in 1810 at Vincennes, to Indiana Governor Harrison to revoke a treaty that took Indigenous lands, and to Indigenous peoples to resist the takeover of their territories. Readers are introduced to the social and political circumstances of the time and an anlysis of text highlights Tecumseh's skill in persuasive writing"--

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