Indian Issues

Did you know?

  • The British instigated many of the Indian battles with the US.
  • Gov. Hull, of Michigan, surrenders to the British because he fears the Indians will slaughter his men.
  • The Creek Indians believed Chief Tecumseh caused an earthquake and thereafter followed his orders.
  • California Native Indians wanted Sir Francis Drake to be their king.
  • Chief Rain–in–the–Face boasted that he had cut out and eaten Captain Tom Custer’s heart!

Problems of Native Americans & African Slaves

Two groups of people that suffered greatly from the hands of America’s European settlers are the Native Americans and African Slaves. Native Americans had their land taken from them and African Slaves were brought to America to work the land.