Tecumseh and the prophet of the West
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Tecumseh and the prophet of the West an original historical Israel-Indian tragedy in five acts by Jones, George

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Written in English


  • Tecumseh, -- Shawnee Chief, -- 1768-1813 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statementby George Jones
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [1-20], 1-113
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15157779M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, George, Tecumseh and the prophet of the West. London, Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, etc. etc. [].   Tecumseh had warned his brother not to fight until their confederacy was stronger, but the Prophet ignored his advice and attacked Harrison’s army . He worked with his brother Tenskwatawa, known as 'The Prophet,' to unite American Indian tribes in the Northwest Territory to defend themselves against white settlers. During the early s, Tecumseh, a leader of the Shawnee, attempted to unite American Indian tribes west of . About Tecumseh settled in the area of present-day Indiana with his brother Tenskwatawa, called “the Prophet” because he claimed to have had a revelation from the “Master of Life.” There the brothers sought to induce the Indians to discard white customs and goods and to abjure intertribal wars for unity against the white invader.

  This is a great book to read not only to learn about Tecumseh, but his brother, "The Prophet", the inter-tribal intricacies of pre America, the inner workings of the British and American States, and how it all came together (sadly) in the War of - /5. About Tecumseh and the Prophet. The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than twenty years, and the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal partner in the last great pan-Indian alliance against the United States. Tecumseh’s Brother, the Shawnee Prophet. The famous Indian chief Tecumseh (Te-cum-seh) was born around in a territory included in the present state of Ohio. His brother and collaborator, the “Shawnee prophet”, was Law-le-was-i-kaw, otherwise known as Tenskwautawa.   Tecumseh, a Shawnee Native American chief, opposed white settlement in the United States during the early s. He died during the War of

  Tecumseh’s brother, who was a religious leader, known as “The Prophet,” had predicted a solar eclipse in William Henry Harrison, governor of Indiana was worried the Prophet was becoming too popular and challenged him to produce a miracle. The Prophet announced another solar eclipse occur and so it did, on Septem Somehow that book told more of Tecumseh's story in thirty pages than this book does in about pages. The thing is, I was willing to hear about how great Tecumseh was. How he was a visionary who dreamed of uniting all the Indian tribes into one nation/5.   Tecumseh (March – October 5, ) was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early 19th century. Born in the Ohio Country (present-day Ohio), and growing up during the American Revolutionary War and the Northwest Indian War, Tecumseh was exposed to warfare and envisioned the establishment of an . Tenskwatawa (/ t ə n s k w ɒ t ɒ w eɪ /; [stress?] also called Tenskatawa, Tenskwatawah, Tensquatawa or Lalawethika) (January – November ) was a Native American religious and political leader of the Shawnee, known as the Prophet or the Shawnee was a younger brother of Tecumseh, a leader of the his early years Tenskwatawa was given the name Lalawithika ("He.