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The Forced Removal of American Indians from the Northeast : A History of Territorial Cessions and Relocations, 1620-1854

By: Miller, David W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2011Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9780786487059.Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Northeastern States -- History | Indians of North America -- Northeastern States -- History | Indians of North America --Relocation -- Northeastern States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Forced Removal of American Indians from the Northeast : A History of Territorial Cessions and Relocations, 1620-1854DDC classification: 974.004 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Kingdom of Saguenay (1497-1543); 2. Iroquois Conquests (1580-1653); 3. Jamestown, Plymouth, and Massachusetts Bay; 4. Destruction of the Pequot; 5. Next Were the Narragansetts; 6. King Philip's War; 7. The Fur Trade and Struggles Between the French, English, and Indians (1641-1753); 8. Pennsylvania (1681-1754); 9. Iroquois Route to the South; 10. Who Owns Land in the Ohio River Watershed; 11. French and Indian War (1755-1763); 12. War's Aftermath in the North (Pontiac's War 1763-1764); 13. Proclamation of 1763, Lawlessness, and the British 1764 Offensives
14. Frontiersmen Out of Control and the 1768 Treaty at Fort Stanwix15. Land Schemes; 16. Dunmore's War; 17. Early Kentucky Settlements; 18. A New Force Emerges; 19. The Northern Frontier During the War Years; 20. Indians Betrayed; 21. Kentucke (1782-1792); 22. Defining Indian Boundaries in the Six Nations and North of the Ohio; 23. Chaos in the Northwest; 24. The Ohio Company; 25. Negotiating for an Indian Boundary for the Northern Tribes; 26. Washington's First Offensive in the West Flounders (1790); 27. Another Failure (1791); 28. Mad Anthony Prepares (1792-1793)
29. Mad Anthony Prevails-Treaty of Greenville (1794-1795)30. Taking Over the Northwest Territory (1801-1819); 31. More Indiana Land Ceded and the War of 1812; 32. Mopping Up in the Lower Northwest Territory (1817-1847); 33. Lead Mines and the Black Hawk War; 34. Michigan and Wisconsin through the Years 1807-1854; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Between the settlement of the Pilgrims in New England in 1620 and the 1850s, native Indians were forced to move west of the Mississippi River. In the process they surrendered, mainly reluctantly, their claims to 412,000 square miles of land east of the Mississippi River and north of the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line. Relying on the words1of those involved and pertinent documents, this study gives insight into the thoughts and attitudes of those demanding the movement and the efforts of the Indians to remain. The changes in governmental policies that came about as a result of the Revoluti
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Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Kingdom of Saguenay (1497-1543); 2. Iroquois Conquests (1580-1653); 3. Jamestown, Plymouth, and Massachusetts Bay; 4. Destruction of the Pequot; 5. Next Were the Narragansetts; 6. King Philip's War; 7. The Fur Trade and Struggles Between the French, English, and Indians (1641-1753); 8. Pennsylvania (1681-1754); 9. Iroquois Route to the South; 10. Who Owns Land in the Ohio River Watershed; 11. French and Indian War (1755-1763); 12. War's Aftermath in the North (Pontiac's War 1763-1764); 13. Proclamation of 1763, Lawlessness, and the British 1764 Offensives

14. Frontiersmen Out of Control and the 1768 Treaty at Fort Stanwix15. Land Schemes; 16. Dunmore's War; 17. Early Kentucky Settlements; 18. A New Force Emerges; 19. The Northern Frontier During the War Years; 20. Indians Betrayed; 21. Kentucke (1782-1792); 22. Defining Indian Boundaries in the Six Nations and North of the Ohio; 23. Chaos in the Northwest; 24. The Ohio Company; 25. Negotiating for an Indian Boundary for the Northern Tribes; 26. Washington's First Offensive in the West Flounders (1790); 27. Another Failure (1791); 28. Mad Anthony Prepares (1792-1793)

29. Mad Anthony Prevails-Treaty of Greenville (1794-1795)30. Taking Over the Northwest Territory (1801-1819); 31. More Indiana Land Ceded and the War of 1812; 32. Mopping Up in the Lower Northwest Territory (1817-1847); 33. Lead Mines and the Black Hawk War; 34. Michigan and Wisconsin through the Years 1807-1854; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Between the settlement of the Pilgrims in New England in 1620 and the 1850s, native Indians were forced to move west of the Mississippi River. In the process they surrendered, mainly reluctantly, their claims to 412,000 square miles of land east of the Mississippi River and north of the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line. Relying on the words1of those involved and pertinent documents, this study gives insight into the thoughts and attitudes of those demanding the movement and the efforts of the Indians to remain. The changes in governmental policies that came about as a result of the Revoluti

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David W. Miller is a retired naval officer, Department of Justice attorney and federal administrative law judge. The author of three other books, he lives in Springfield, Virginia.

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