Death of Tecumseh

Tecumseh, a brilliant Indian chief, warrior, and orator, is shown being fatally shot by Colonel Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. Tecumseh and his followers joined forces with the British to resist the encroachment of settlers on Indian territory. With Tecumseh's death in 1813, however, the momentum and power of the Indian confederacy was broken.

 

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Taken on October 13, 2011