Who: Native American religious and political leader of the Shawnee tribe.
What: Claimed American were the children of the Devil and mobilized the Indians in the Midwest to fight them.
Who: Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and the War of 1812.
War of 1812
Who: United States, British Empire, and Indians
What: A 32-month military conflict between the United States and the British Empire and their Indian allies which resulted in no territorial change between the Empire and the US, but a resolution of many issues which remained from the American War of Independence.
Where: Eastern and Central North America
Why: The United States declared war in 1812 for several reasons, including trade restrictions brought about by Britain's continuing war with France, the impressment of American merchant sailors into the Royal Navy, British support of American Indian tribes against American expansion, outrage over insults to national honor after humiliations on the high seas, and possible American interest in annexing Canada.
Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Who: Andrew Jackson, US forces, Creek Indians
What: On March 27, 1814, United States forces and Indian allies under Major General Andrew Jackson defeated the Red Sticks, a part of the Creek Indian tribe who opposed American expansion, effectively ending the Creek War.
Battle of New Orleans
Who: American forces, Andrew Jackson, & British Army
What: he final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United States had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase.
Where: New Orleans
Why: The Battle of New Orleans is widely...