What is the significance of this document for understanding America at the beginning of the 19th Century?
Why does Tecumseh believe that U.S. policies toward Native Americans are flawed?
What does Tecumseh believe that Native Americans should do to protect tribes that inhabit North America?
What does Tecumseh’s letter tell us about Native American resistance?
Tecumseh was an American of Indian origin who had issues with the American policies especially in the area of land transfer. He believed the only way through which Americans of Indian origin could transfer land to native Americans was through the consent of the tribe at large. Tecumseh later became the leader of a confederation made up of various tribes. he had a vision of uniting the tribes against the Americans and forming an independent nation of native Americans east of Mississippi.