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George Washington's war on Native America / Barbara Alice Mann.

By: Mann, Barbara Alice, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Native America (Praeger Publishers): Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005Description: xi, 295 p. : maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0275981770 (alk. paper); 9780275981778 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Northwest, Old -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns | Northwest, Old -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Indians | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Indians | Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with Indians | Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1775-1783 | Iroquois Indians -- History -- 18th century | Indians of North America -- Northwest, Old -- History -- 18th century | Frontier and pioneer life -- Northwest, OldAdditional physical formats: Online version:: George Washington's war on Native America.; Online version:: George Washington's war on Native America.DDC classification: 973.3/3/0977
Contents:
Introduction : "Niggur-in-law to old Sattan" : how the West was really won -- "The vile hands of the savages" : countdown to total war, 1775-1778 -- "Shooting pigeons" : the Goose Van Schaick sweep through Onondaga, April 1779 -- "The wolves of the forest" : the Brodhead march up the Allegheny, August-September 1779 -- "Extirpate those hell-hounds from off the face of the earth" : the Sullivan-Clinton campaign, 9 August-30 September 1779 -- "Keep that nest of hornets quiet" : the Ohio campaigns of 1779-1781 -- "Two mighty gods with their mouth wide open" : settler assaults on Ohio, 1782.
Review: "The Revolutionary War is ordinarily presented as a conflict exclusively between colonists and the British, fought along the northern Atlantic seacoast. This important work recounts the tragic events on the forgotten Western front of the American Revolution - a war fought against and ultimately won by Native America. The Natives, primarily the Iroquois League and the Ohio Union, are erroneously presented in history texts as "allies" (or lackeys) of the British, but Native America was working from its own internally generated agenda: to prevent settlers from invading the Old Northwest. Native America won the war in the West, holding the land west and north of the Allegheny-Ohio River systems.Summary: While the British may have awarded these lands to the colonists in the Treaty of Paris, the Native Americans did not concur." "This book tells how, in the wake of the massive assaults, the Natives held back the onslaught of colonial America."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index.

Introduction : "Niggur-in-law to old Sattan" : how the West was really won -- "The vile hands of the savages" : countdown to total war, 1775-1778 -- "Shooting pigeons" : the Goose Van Schaick sweep through Onondaga, April 1779 -- "The wolves of the forest" : the Brodhead march up the Allegheny, August-September 1779 -- "Extirpate those hell-hounds from off the face of the earth" : the Sullivan-Clinton campaign, 9 August-30 September 1779 -- "Keep that nest of hornets quiet" : the Ohio campaigns of 1779-1781 -- "Two mighty gods with their mouth wide open" : settler assaults on Ohio, 1782.

"The Revolutionary War is ordinarily presented as a conflict exclusively between colonists and the British, fought along the northern Atlantic seacoast. This important work recounts the tragic events on the forgotten Western front of the American Revolution - a war fought against and ultimately won by Native America. The Natives, primarily the Iroquois League and the Ohio Union, are erroneously presented in history texts as "allies" (or lackeys) of the British, but Native America was working from its own internally generated agenda: to prevent settlers from invading the Old Northwest. Native America won the war in the West, holding the land west and north of the Allegheny-Ohio River systems.

While the British may have awarded these lands to the colonists in the Treaty of Paris, the Native Americans did not concur." "This book tells how, in the wake of the massive assaults, the Natives held back the onslaught of colonial America."--BOOK JACKET.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p> Barbara Alice Mann is a Lecturer in the English Department of the University of Toledo. She is the author of Iroquoian Women: The Gantowisas (2000) and Native Americans, Archeologists, and the Mounds (2003), editor and author of Native American Speakers of the Eastern Woodlands (Greenwood, 2001), and co-editor and main contributor of Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) (Greenwood, 2000).</p>

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