The Resource Tecumseh: : shooting star, crouching panther, Jim Poling Sr, (electronic resource)

Tecumseh: : shooting star, crouching panther, Jim Poling Sr, (electronic resource)

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Tecumseh: : shooting star, crouching panther
Title
Tecumseh:
Title remainder
shooting star, crouching panther
Statement of responsibility
Jim Poling Sr
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Language
eng
Summary
Shawnee war chief Tecumseh dedicated his life to stopping American expansion and preserving the lands and cultures of North American Aboriginal peoples. He travelled relentlessly trying to build a confederation of tribes that would stop the territorial ambitions of the newly created United States of America. Tecumseh tried both diplomacy and battle to preserve his Ohio Valley homelands. When he realized that neither could stop the American advancement, he turned to the British in Canada for help as the War of 1812 began. He and Isaac Brock, British geneal and Canadian hero, caputured Detroit early in the war and historians believe they would have gone on to more impressive battles had Brock not fallen at Queenston Heights in 1812. After the loss of Brock, some success was achieved against the Americans, notably in the woods at Fort Meigs, Ohio, in May 1813. But when the Americans won the decisive Battle of Lake Erie later that summer, the door to Canada was opened. Chased by his nemesis William Henry Harrison, Tecumseh and the British retreated, making a final stand at the Battle of Moraviantown. Tecumseh was killed in the battle. His death marked the end of First Nations resistence to American expansion south of the Great Lakes. A great leader, Tecumseh left an indelible mark on the history of both Canada and the United States. The story of his struggle to preserve a vanishing culture is one that remains relvant toda. One of the greatest tributes to Tecumseh came from his enemy, Harrison, who later became president of the United States. He called Tecumseh an "uncommon genius," who in another place, another time, could have built an empire
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Midwest
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Poling, Jim
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974.004/973170092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Quest library
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  • Tecumseh
  • Shawnee Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Tecumseh: : shooting star, crouching panther, Jim Poling Sr, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11841618
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multicolored
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MWT11841618
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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11841618
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Tecumseh: : shooting star, crouching panther, Jim Poling Sr, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11841618
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11841618
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11841618
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11841618
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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