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Tecumseh: Architect of Grand Alliance

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ClassGraphic Two centuries after his death, Tecumseh is arguably the most celebrated Native American leader. He worked tirelessly to form a grand alliance of the Native American nations and tribes located east of the Mississippi river, and particularly those in the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes regions in order to stem the tide of Euro- American expansion west of the Alleghenies. His vision of a pan-unification failed to overcome intertribal differences and antagonisms, defeatism and accommodation among those already displaced. Was the failure due to Tecumseh’s leadership? Could he have done something differently? Had he succeeded, the history of America would be vastly different. We will read Tecumseh: A life (Owl Books, 1997) by British historian John Sugden. Note: No class on 05/28/18

Class Details

13 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Wieboldt Hall

MultipleInstructor :
1.Don Bertelle2.Ken Yoshitani 



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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 05/28/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
3/5/2018 - 6/4/2018 Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map Ken Yoshitani  ; Don Bertelle  ClassRoom