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Pontiac was upset by the Frenchmen The Frenchmen had been his friends.
Pontiac traveled from tribe to tribe to tell the Indians that he planned to help the French if war was to come.
Pontiac was killed by an Indian in St. Louis while he was trying to trade his furs.
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 Pontiac - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio Historical Society
Pontiac subscribed to the religious beliefs of Neolin, a prophet among the Delaware Indians during the 1760s.
Pontiac's Rebellion essentially ended in the autumn of 1764, but Pontiac did not formally surrender to the English until July 1766.
Pontiac's Rebellion ended in the fall of 1764 and Pontiac formally surrendered to the English in July 1766.
www.ohiohistorycentral.org /entry.php?rec=306   (812 words)

 Pontiac News
Pontiac rolls past Jacksonville in 5A Springfield State Journal Register, IL - 1 hour ago PONTIAC — Jacksonville High School scored first, but 17 unanswered points by Pontiac sent the Crimsons to a 39-22 loss Saturday and a first-round exit from...
The 2007 Pontiac Solstice GXP Club Sport Z0K built for the Touring 2 (T2) class was driven wire-to-wire to a victory by now-four-time National Champion Don...
Pontiac really does advance to final Pontiac Daily Leader, IL - 1 hour ago Pontiac really did advance to the championship of the Livingston County 8th grade girls basketball tournament.
www.pontiac-autoblog.com   (510 words)

 Pontiac Solstice Forums
Pontiac Solstice made a podium debut this past weekend in its first ever Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) race, finishing third in the Showroom Stock B (SSB) class during the New England Region May National at New Hampshire International Speedway on May 6.
"Finishing on the podium in its first race is quite an accomplishment for the Pontiac Solstice, especially when you consider the two cars ahead of Andrew finished first and third overall last season in the Northeast Division SSB class," said GM Performance Division's racing expert "Heinrocket" John Heinricy.
Pontiac Solstice sales for December were 2746 units where the Miata’s was 1007.
www.solsticeforums.com   (1085 words)

  Pontiac's Rebellion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This platform was soon adopted by the then undistinguished Ottawa chieftain, Pontiac (c.1720-1769), who was known primarily for his oratorical skills and as a supporter of the French in the recent war.
One of the prime results of Pontiac's Rebellion was the decision of British policymakers to issue the Proclamation of 1763, a measure designed to shut down white settlement of the West until organizational reforms could be effected.
The incidents called "Pontiac's Rebellion" were only part of a 40-year period of resistance to the British imposition on tribal autonomy.
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  Pontiac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pontiac is a marque of automobile produced by General Motors and sold in the United States from 1926 to the present.
That was, until the Pontiac Fiero was introduced in 1983 as a 1984 model.
The non-traditional Pontiac V8 was the 301 and the smaller displacement 265 in³.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pontiac   (1716 words)

 Chief Pontiac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pontiac or Obwandiyag (between 1712 and 1725 – April 20, 1769), was a Native American Ottawa war leader, remembered for his participation in Pontiac's Rebellion, a struggle against the British military occupation of the Great Lakes region that for many years he was credited with having led.
Pontiac was labeled the "chief" of the Ottawas by his white contemporaries and subsequent historians; modern historians believe that the Ottawas did not have an overall chief in Pontiac's time, and that American Indian leaders did not issue commands with the authority that Pontiac was traditionally portrayed as having.
Pontiac was a primarily a local leader during the war that bears his name, and although he sent emissaries to other Indian nations encouraging them to resist, his efforts were mostly concentrated on the (ultimately unsuccessful) attempt to capture Fort Detroit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chief_Pontiac   (1273 words)

 History Detroit 1701-2001
Pontiac may have been born in the Ottawa village that was, at the time, located in the Detroit area.
Pontiac had a wampum belt that he was to present to Major Gladwin, the commandant of Fort Detroit, as a bogus gesture of friendship and goodwill.
Pontiac feigned offense claiming that he was there is peace, but the damage to the plan was done.
www.historydetroit.com /people/pontiac.asp   (1379 words)

 Pontiac and the British Period
Although Pontiac sent messengers to Fort de Chartres in the Illinois Country and emplored the French to come to his aid, de Villiers, in recognition of the Treaty of Paris, refused to come.
Pontiac's dream of an Indian confederation that would oust the British from Indian lands did not die at Detroit.
Pontiac, him who had dreamed of Native Americans united and controlling their own lands and destiny, lay dead in a dirt street outside a British trading post.
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 Chief Pontiac's siege of Detroit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pontiac was a powerful orator as well as warrior, and possessed a keen intelligence and skill as a strategist.
Pontiac won their support, paying them with promissory notes written on birchbark and signed with his totem, the otter.
Pontiac, a heroic warrior who united previously feuding tribes in an unprecedented resistance to the men who would change their way of life and the face of their land forever, left a legacy of courage and honor.
info.detnews.com /history/story/index.cfm?id=180&category=events   (3146 words)

Its styling was considered too bizarre, which has prompted Pontiac designers to consider a few adjustments in the vehicle’s appearance — possibly influenced from the Aztek Salsa and Sport Edition that were on display at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association show in Las Vegas in autumn 2000.
Styled by Pontiac, the Vibe was engineered by Toyota and will be produced at New United Motor Manufacturing Inc., a Toyota/GM joint-venture facility in Fremont, Calif. The Vibe will go on sale in January 2002; it is related to Toyota’s forthcoming Matrix.
Similar to the Chevrolet Cavalier, Pontiac’s front-drive subcompact coupe and sedan will be in the lineup for a while longer before it is replaced by a brand-new model.
www.cars.com /carsapp/national?szc=02114&srv=parser&act=display&mknm=Pontiac&tf=/features/2002overview/pontiac/pontiac.tmpl   (1589 words)

 Comic creator: Peter Pontiac
Peter Pontiac, a self-taught artist who started his career in comics in the mid-70s, was influenced by the underground comix movement as a whole, and by R.
Pontiac published his work in several magazines (Tante Leny, Modern Papier, Gummi, El-Vibora and Anarchy comics) and also illustrated pop artists in various music magazines, including Music Express and Oor.
There was an exhibition of Peter Pontiac's work in our old gallery in November 1987 and February 2003, and he hosted a book-signing and small exhibition for the updated printing of Kraut in the new Galerie Lambiek in May 2005.
lambiek.net /artists/p/pontiac1.htm   (248 words)

 Chief Pontiac - EnchantedLearning.com
Pontiac became chief of the Ottawa Indians in 1755.
The English called this action "Pontiac's Conspiracy." Pontiac's strategy was to have each of the 18 local Indian tribes attack the fort nearest to them in May 1763, and then to eliminate the British settlements.
Pontiac planned to conquer Fort Detroit (what is now Detroit, Michigan) on May 7, 1762, but his plan was betrayed, and the British found out about it.
www.enchantedlearning.com /explorers/page/p/pontiac.shtml   (412 words)

 cars.com: 2005 Pontiac Buying Guide | Pontiac Prices
Two new models join the Pontiac lineup for 2005, and both are poised to replace existing Pontiacs, though not necessarily in the 2005 model year.
Pontiac continues to offer a Grand Am in the 2005 model year, but only in GT coupe form as the model is phased out.
Pontiac continues to offer its Montana minivan for the 2005 model year even though the division's new Montana SV6 is set to debut as a 2005 model.
www.cars.com /go/crp/makes.jsp?year=2005&make=Pontiac   (850 words)

The bark is held in place by the weight of poles laid on the roof, and sticks driven into the ground, as shown by the unfinished part of the one in the diagram.
Fig 441 shows the outlines of a Pontiac arranged with an Indian fireplace and a hole in the roof for the escape of the smoke.
The description of the Pontiac (above) was first published in my Field and Forest Handy Book, a book which contains several shelters similar to the ones here given, most of which were originally made for Caspar Whitney while he was editor of Outing.
www.inquiry.net /outdoor/shelter/pontiac.htm   (1141 words)

 Posts from the Pontiac Category at Autoblog
We'd do it as either a Pontiac or GMC." Most have assumed a U.S.-spec Ute would be badged a Pontiac since from the A-pillar forward it would be identical to the forthcoming Pontiac G8 sedan, but Bob thinks a revival of the GMC Caballero might be cool, too.
Pontiac will stick with the in-line four for the time being, as a V6 variant is officially off the table, and by 2011 it's assumed that new sheetmetal will adorn the Pontiac and possibly its Saturn-badged brother.
As expected, Rhys Millen and his Pontiac Solstice GXP dominated not only the inaugural 2WD Time Attack class, but when the dust settled, he was four-seconds faster than Nathan Conley in an '03 Subaru WRX Wagon competing in the 4WD division.
www.autoblog.com /category/pontiac   (3426 words)

 Pontiac Parts - Pontiac Auto Parts @ Car Parts Wholesale
Although Pontiac vehicles are not excessive when it comes to luxurious appointments, they are generously outfitted with all the standard and important auto body parts and equipments, which make them far more equipped than entry-level cars.
Pontiac, automobile marquee under General Motors was established in 1926 to market cars in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Since its beginnings, Pontiac has already gained sound and impressive reputation in the automotive industry due to the powerful and remarkable vehicles that are distinctively Pontiacs.
www.carpartswholesale.com /cpw/pontiac-car-parts.html   (475 words)

 Comic creator: Peter Pontiac
Peter Pontiac, a self-taught artist who started his career in comics in the mid-70s, was influenced by the underground comix movement as a whole, and by R.
Pontiac published his work in several magazines (Tante Leny, Modern Papier, Gummi, El-Vibora and Anarchy comics) and also illustrated pop artists in various music magazines, including Music Express and Oor.
There was an exhibition of Peter Pontiac's work in our old gallery in November 1987 and February 2003, and he hosted a book-signing and small exhibition for the updated printing of Kraut in the new Galerie Lambiek in May 2005.
www.lambiek.net /artists/p/pontiac1.htm   (248 words)

 Pontiac - Research All Models and Prices - MSN Autos
Pontiac originates from the Pontiac Buggy Company founded in Pontiac, Michigan, in 1893.
Pontiacs first appeared in General Motors showrooms in 1926, selling over 75,000 units in the first year of production.
In 1941 the Pontiac division laid claim to the invention of the "engine option," giving buyers a selection of engines.
autos.msn.com /browse/Pontiac.aspx?src=preview   (94 words)

 Carpages.ca - Pontiac Reviews and Used Vehicles
Such is the case with the Pontiac Pursuit Coupe, for which I have only recently seen a few TV spots, depicting its sporting Pontiac character spinning into my living room.
Pontiac has been undergoing a renaissance of late, redefining itself with the introduction of numerous un-Pontiac-like models such as the midsize G6, the compact Pursuit, the sub-compact Wave, and most notably of all, the Solstice Roadster.
GM's Pontiac division was in desperate need of some new fixins if it was to attract more attention from the X and Y generations than a knitting convention in Florida.
www.carpages.ca /go/Make/54.aspx   (259 words)

 NASCAR.com - GM will not race, support Pontiac in 2004 - October 28, 2003
In the manufacturer standings, Pontiac is a distant fourth, trailing leader Chevrolet by 127 points.
Pontiac won two of the past three Winston Cup championships, including Tony Stewart last season.
But both of those Joe Gibbs Racing drivers switched to Chevrolet for 2003, and Stewart's run to the title was marred by his repeated complaints that Pontiac was aerodynamically inferior to the other three makes.
www.nascar.com /2003/news/headlines/official/10/28/pontiac_2004   (284 words)

 Pontiac on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pontiac's Vibe is a spunky, sturdy hatchback compact.(Knight Ridder Newspapers)
Although the Native American uprising against the English colonists just after the French and Indian Wars is known as Pontiac's Rebellion or Pontiac's Conspiracy, Pontiac's role is uncertain.
Pontiac GTO to 'Star' in XXX, the Action Adventure Film Starring Vin Diesel.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Pontiac.asp   (311 words)

 pontiac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
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 Pontiac Parts - Pontiac Accessories - Partstrain.com
Pontiac is a brand of cars or vehicles manufactured by the Pontiac Motor Division of the General Motors Corporation.
Just like the Pontiac division of General Motors, we at Parts Train are dedicated in giving you high quality and capable car and truck parts.
The Pontiac parts to be found on our website are guaranteed high quality and carefully selected from top Pontiac car parts manufacturers.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/PONTIAC   (390 words)

 Pontiac, Michigan 48033 - InfoMI.com
Named for the great Ottawa Indian chief who summered nearby, Pontiac was established in 1818 where the old Pontiac Trail crossed the Clinton River.
Pontiac, located in Oakland County, is 25 miles north of Detroit and once was part of the Detroit metropolitan area but having a distinct character of its own.
The Pontiac Silverdome used to be home to the Detroit Lions football team.
www.infomi.com /city/pontiac   (267 words)

 LA Times reporter wants your opinion - Car Forums and Automotive Chat
As long as Pontiac is able to refrain from tacky plastic and shapes for the sake of shapes in the interior, of course.
The Judge was kind of like the SS model is to Chevrolet, and if Pontiac wants to make a new Judge, that should be their decision and not some aftermarket company.
If they were to consider a base model, I would call it the Pontiac Lemans, put in the 3.8L V6 (non supercharged), single exhaust (stock Monaro), 16" X 8" wheels, cloth interior, but keep the drivetrain (6 speed and independant) to allow for power modifications.
www.automotiveforums.com /t151258-la_times_reporter_wants_your_opinion.html   (10977 words)

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