Pontiac and the Indian Uprising

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising

by Howard H. Peckham
     
 

Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.See more details below

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Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814324691
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Series:
Great Lakes Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,355,289
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations
Foreword to the Great Lakes Books Edition
Foreword
1His Background1
2His Early Life15
3His First Activity30
4The Ottawas in the French and Indian War40
5The British Occupy Detroit57
6Peacemaking at Detroit76
7Origin of Pontiac's War92
8The Plot and Its Discovery112
9The First Blows130
10The Problem of Supplies145
11Victories Beyond Detroit156
12The News Travels East171
13Progress of the Siege180
14From Bloody Bridge to Bushy Run201
15The War on the Settlements214
16The East End of Lake Erie221
17The Siege is Raised229
18Pontiac Escapes Punishment243
19Reluctant Submission265
20Formal Treaty Negotiations288
21Peace - and Persecution298
22Assassination - and Fame309
23Retrospect319
Acknowledgments323
Bibliography326
Index333

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