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  Tecumseh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tecumseh was raised in part by his older brother Cheeseekau, an important war leader whom Tecumseh probably accompanied in skirmishes against whites in Kentucky and Ohio.
Tecumseh then traveled to the south, on a mission to recruit allies among the so-called "Five Civilized Tribes." Most of the southern nations rejected his appeals, but a faction among the Creeks, who came to be known as the Red Sticks, answered his call to arms, leading to the Creek War.
Tecumseh's acumen in warfare was evident in this engagement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tecumseh   (2202 words)

 Tecumseh, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tecumseh is a small city in Lenawee County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Theorizing that a new county would be created in that part of the state, Evans and the other founders of Tecumseh decided it would be best for their new town to be the county seat.
The most noteworthy event during this time period was the burying of the horse that belonged to the infamous General George Armstrong Custer in Tecumseh, the horse having been sent to a friend living there after the General's death.
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 Chief Tecumseh of the Shawnee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh was born in 1768 near a spring "three arrow flights" southeast of the principal town of the Chalahgawtha sept of the Shawnee.
Tecumseh's father was Pucksinwah, chief of the Kispokotha sept. Nearly six hundred of his sept were traveling to Chillicothe for a great council of the five septs to discuss the growing tide of whites who were pouring into their lands from the East.
Tecumseh and his forces joined on the side of the British in the War of 1812, and he was killed in the Battle of the Thames, near Thamesville, Ontario, on October 5, 1813 at the age of forty-five.
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 Tecumseh - MSN Encarta
In 1794 Tecumseh took part in the Battle of Fallen Timbers, in which a coalition of tribes was defeated by the U.S. general Anthony Wayne.
Tecumseh became known for his opposition to any surrender of Native American land to whites, holding that a cession of land by any one tribe was illegal without the consent of all the others.
Tecumseh fought on the British side in the War of 1812 and was killed in the Battle of the Thames, near Thamesville, Ontario, on October 5, 1813.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557340/Tecumseh.html   (252 words)

Tecumseh was killed in the ensuing Battle of the Thames on 5 October 1813.
Tecumseh participated in this effort from 15 to 18 June by sinking four hulks; stretching a heavy boom across the channel supporting a chain cable; extending a heavy boom across the flats; and sinking a schooner along the right hand bank of the river from which a short boom was extended to the flats.
Tecumseh lay at anchor at Pensacola on 3 August as a flurry of messages arrived from the Gulf Squadron: one from the Fleet Captain and the other from Farragut himself.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/t3/tecumseh.htm   (1136 words)

 The War of 1812
Tecumseh’s stature is proven by the fact that after the War of 1812 both sides came to view him as one of the conflict’s most appealing characters.
Tecumseh’s reputation for generosity and compassion is almost surprising considering the events surrounding his youth.
When Tecumseh’s efforts to start an all-out native offensive against the Americans were caught up in the events leading to the War of 1812, he inevitably decided to join forces with the British.
www.galafilm.com /1812/e/people/tecumseh.html   (620 words)

 Tecumseh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh, Shawnee war chief (b in the Ohio Valley c 1768; d at what is now Thamesville, Ont 5 Oct 1813).
Tecumseh participated in the futile struggle to preserve the Ohio Valley and was present at the battle of Fallen Timbers in August 1794.
Tecumseh, as a heroic and tragic figure, has captured the imagination of writers over the years, including John RICHARDSON and Charles MAIR.
thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0007898   (250 words)

 The Madison Era: Native Americans: Tecumseh: Bio
Tecumseh was born in 1768 into a family of six brothers and one sister.
Tecumseh was raised by older siblings and soon distinguished himself among the youth of the Shawnee.
Tecumseh was killed; his supporters scattered; and the war in the Northwest was over (see Death of Tecumseh).
www.jmu.edu /madison/center/main_pages/madison_archives/era/native/tecumseh/bio.htm   (2069 words)

 CASDE | Tecumseh -- Johnson County
Tecumseh, an "inland town" away from the Missouri, struggled to survive.
Tecumseh reached its peak in 1940, with 2,104 residents.
In the decline of rail traffic, this branch was abandoned in segments, with the line between Tecumseh and Johnson abandoned in 1985.
www.casde.unl.edu /history/counties/johnson/tecumseh   (779 words)

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh responded therefore by preventing survey of the cession and by threatening death to those chiefs who had signed the treaty if the land were not returned.
Tecumseh had long suspected that Procter would flee without a fight and he begged him to provide the Indians with arms so that they could carry on their struggle alone.
Tecumseh repeatedly urged Procter to stop and face the enemy, but even when the promised location for a fight was reached Procter continued on ahead of the main force, looking for a more defensible site.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=36806   (5059 words)

 Tecumseh: A Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His fragile pan-Indian confederation was based on the prionciple that the land was the common property of all the tribes, but was fragmented owing to logistical problems, intertribal warfare, linguistic hurdles and the overwhelmingly superior force of the whites.
But Tecumseh, an eloquent orator and diplomat, campaigned from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, accompanied by his brother Tenskwatawa ("The Prophet"), a spiritual healer who foretold a coming apocalypse in which whites would be overthrown by supernatural intervention alone.
Tecumseh, who died in the battle fo the Thames in 1813, emerges as a determined and courageous leader, but also as a man touched by haughty pride, overconfidence and fastidiousness, a failed husband and father who had a succession of short-lived marriages.
www.familyhaven.com /books/tecumseh.html   (236 words)

Tecumseh became a chief and lead the warriors into many fights with the settlers and soldiers.
Tecumseh had a dream of uniting all the Indians from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes into one Indian Nation.
Tecumseh told Harrison that the treaties were only useless pieces of paper and that the Great Spirit had given the land to the Indians.
www.mce.k12tn.net /indians/famous/tecumseh.htm   (511 words)

 Ohio Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh's father, Pucksinwa, was killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774.
Tecumseh had warned his brother to avoid conflict until the their forces were strong and united, but to no avail.
Tecumseh chose to cover the retreat and was killed at the Battle of the Thames.
ohiobio.org /tecumseh.htm   (264 words)

 The Great Chiefs - Tecumseh
Tecumseh then set out on the first of several pilgrimages to persuade other tribes that his plan held their only hope for survival.
The initial successes of this drive for converts enabled Tecumseh to establish an alliance with the British, who were an important source of arms for Indians in the area.
Tecumseh and many other Indians were killed, and his dream of an Indian Nation united against the Whites died with him.
nativeamericanrhymes.com /chiefs/tecumseh.htm   (1120 words)

Tecumseh seemed reluctant to accept his brother's teachings until June 16, 1806, when the Prophet accurately predicted an eclipse of the sun, and Indians from throughout the Midwest flocked to the Shawnee village at Greenville, Ohio.
Tecumseh was killed in battle on the Thames River, near Chatham, Ontario, on October 5, 1813.
Tecumseh was concerned because he was aware that the battle had been fought but he could not find out who had been successful.
famousamericanindians4.homestead.com /Tecumseh.html   (2919 words)

Tecumseh was born in 1768, probably at Old Piqua, along the Mad River in Ohio.
Tecumseh, only eleven years old at the time, remained in the Ohio Country and was raised by his eldest brother, Chiksika, and his sister, Tecumpease.
Tecumseh died at one of the most important battles of the conflict, the Battle of the Thames, in 1813.
www.ohiohistorycentral.org /entry.php?rec=373   (819 words)

 Amazon.com: Tecumseh: A Life: Books: John Sugden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh is eventually killed in battle in Ontario during The War of 1812, but he certainly has to get an "A" for effort in trying to unite the Indian tribes in their common cause of keeping their land.
Tecumseh used his charisma and eloquence to persuade ardent enemies among Indian nations to lay aside their grievances and unify in an effort to stop the white man who was yearly seizing territory in the Ohio Valley homeland of so many tribes.
Tecumseh, a man of deep personal honor, aided this European superpower in its goals of preventing the US takeover of Canada, but the English in their stead betrayed their Indian allies, whom they regarded as mere primitives, and ultimately set them up for a battle that would result in their doom.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0805041389?v=glance   (2301 words)

Tecumseh (meaning panther lying in wait) was the widely admired warrior, orator and leader of the Shawnee in the Old Northwest.
Tecumseh melded his brother's message with his own political agenda; his aim was to unite native tribes and rid ancestral lands of white occupation.
In 1811, while Tecumseh was traveling in the South seeking aid from the Creeks, The Prophet was defeated at the Battle of Tippecanoe by forces under William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h489.html   (265 words)

 Fallen Timbers/Tecumseh Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tecumseh (Shooting Star) of the Shawnee was born in March 1768, on the Mad River near the present-day city of Springfield, Ohio.
Tecumseh took part in the war of retaliation in 1780, waged because of the murder of Chief Cornstalk as he was attempting to negotiate with white men.
With his brother, a respected preacher of the Shawnee people, Tecumseh traveled among the tribes of the region to set forth a doctrine that the lands of the Northwest Territory belonged to a single Indian Nation and that negotiated borders with individual tribes were invalid.
www.heidelberg.edu /FallenTimbers/FTbio-Tecumseh.html   (340 words)

 Welcome to Tecumseh
Welcome to Tecumseh, Michigan, one of the first three settlements in the Michigan territory.
Tecumseh is conveniently located within 25 minutes of Ann Arbor, 30 minutes of Jackson, 15 minutes of Dundee and only 30 minutes from Toledo, Ohio.
The Mission and Vision of the City of Tecumseh is to provide excellent services and embrace change that enhances the quality of life, encourages a strong economy, and promotes a world class place to live, work and play.
www.tecumseh.mi.us   (128 words)

 Amazon.com: Tecumseh:the Last Warrior (1995) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The story of Tecumseh and his indian confederacy is one of great triumph and tragedy for the last of the tribes east of the Missisiippi river in the early 19th century.
Tecumseh was considered by many, indian and white alike, to be the greatest native resistance leader of all time.
As an educator, I strongly recommed the film Tecumseh: The Last Warrior because it is one of its kind in bringing into action the cultural beliefs and way of life of Native American groups such as the Shawnee, who were affected by the clash of cultures and seizure of their ancestoral lands by whites.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6303687261?v=glance   (972 words)

The Tecumseh Board of Education in an effort to protect the health and safety of its extra-curricular activities students from illegal and/or performance-enhancing drug use and abuse, thereby setting an example for all other students of the Tecumseh Public School District, proposes to adopt the following policy for drug testing of activity students.
Although the Board of Education, administration, and staff desire that every student in the Tecumseh Public School District refrain from using or possessing illegal drugs, district officials realize that their power to restrict the possession or use of illegal and performance-enhancing drugs is limited.
The Tecumseh Public School District will rely on the opinion of the laboratory which performed the test in determining whether the positive test result was produced by something other than consumption of an illegal or performance-enhancing drug.
www.tecumseh.k12.ok.us /DRUGTE~1.htm   (2742 words)

 The War of 1812 and Tecumseh
Under the leadership of Tenskwatawa (The Prophet) and Tecumseh, the sons of a Shawnee Chief, a religious revival inspired further resistance to the American advance during the decade of the nineteenth century.
At the Battle of the Thames or Moraviantown (October 5, 1813), Tecumseh was killed and Procter fled.
One of the Indians who carried Tecumseh's body away from the battlefield at Moraviatown was said to have been Oshawana (variously given as Shawnoo, Shawanaw, and Oshawahnoo) or John Nahdee.
www-personal.umich.edu /~ksands/War.html   (587 words)

 PANTHER-ACROSS-THE-SKY: Tecumseh & the New Madrid Earthquake, 12/1811
Tecumseh, too, was portrayed in my history lessons as a great and powerful warrior, whereas he was in truth a diplomat, a peacemaker and, most intriguing of all, a prophet.
Tecumseh's prophecy was given many months in advance of the quake, and was accurate down to the very day it occurred.
Tecumseh continued to be suspicious of the growing insubordination of his brother, Tenskwatawa, the Prophet.
www.ratical.org /ratville/Tecumseh.html   (5668 words)

 Chief Tecumseh
Tecumseh was born in 1768 as a member of the Shawnee Indian tribe, native to Ohio.
Harrison warned his men of a possible invasion from the Prophet, although Tecumseh had told his brother not to attack the battle-ready white men until the Native union was strong and completely balanced.
Tecumseh decided not to rebuild his confederacy, feeling that doing so under the United States government would be useless and much too risky.
www.tvdsb.on.ca /tecumseh/man   (784 words)

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