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General William H. Harrison, at the Battle of Tippecanoe

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Learn about the Battle Of Tippecanoe in 1811

Learn about the Battle Of Tippecanoe in 1811

Timeline Worksheet: November 7, 1811, Battle of Tippecanoe. It’s a famous battle, but how much do you really know about the Battle of Tippecanoe and its impact on the direction of the War of 1812? Find out with this history printable and try some map work about the state of Indiana.

Timeline Worksheet: November Battle of Tippecanoe

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The Battle of Tippecanoe, Indiana served as a catalyst of the War of By Kurz and Allison, 1889

Illustration: Battle of Tippecanoe, by Alonzo Chappel, c. 1879. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Battle of Tippecanoe Destroys Tecumseh’s Indian Confederation” https://blog.genealogybank.com/battle-of-tippecanoe-destroys-tecumsehs-indian-confederation.html

Illustration: Battle of Tippecanoe, by Alonzo Chappel, c. 1879. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Battle of Tippecanoe Destroys Tecumseh’s Indian Confederation” https://blog.genealogybank.com/battle-of-tippecanoe-destroys-tecumsehs-indian-confederation.html

The Battle of Tippecanoe took place in 1811 in Indiana between the US and a confederacy of Indians led by Shawnees.  It resulted in the destruction of Prophetstown, the Confederacy's headquarters, but it was easily rebuilt.  It was said to be an exaggerated victory by some.

Battle of Tippecanoe

The Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811

The Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811

Battle of Tippecanoe 1811. Tecumseh would later become an ally of the British during the war of 1812.

Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811

Painting: portrait of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, by Benson Lossing in 1848 based on 1808 drawing. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Battle of Tippecanoe Destroys Tecumseh’s Indian Confederation” https://blog.genealogybank.com/battle-of-tippecanoe-destroys-tecumsehs-indian-confederation.html

Painting: portrait of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, by Benson Lossing in 1848 based on 1808 drawing. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Battle of Tippecanoe Destroys Tecumseh’s Indian Confederation” https://blog.genealogybank.com/battle-of-tippecanoe-destroys-tecumsehs-indian-confederation.html

Battle of Tippecanoe

Battle of Tippecanoe

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the anniversary of the battle).

On this day in 1811, the Battle of Tippecanoe is fought between Shawnee warriors and Americans led by future President William Henry Harrison. At the time, Harrison was serving as Governor of the Indiana Territory. His job was to negotiate treaties with Indian tribes in the area and to obtain as much land as possible for the United States. Some historians have praised his negotiating tactics, stating that he “understood the niceties of the Indian style of bargaining." Others disagree.

On this day in 1811, the Battle of Tippecanoe is fought between Shawnee warriors and Americans led by future President William Henry Harrison. At the time, Harrison was serving as Governor of the Indiana Territory. His job was to negotiate treaties with Indian tribes in the area and to obtain as much land as possible for the United States. Some historians have praised his negotiating tactics, stating that he “understood the niceties of the Indian style of bargaining." Others disagree.

The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

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Defender of the Northwest: General William Henry Harrison: General William Henry Harrison

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the anniversary of the battle).

Colonel Abraham Owen: Officers killed in action November 7, 1811 @ The Battle of Tippecanoe.

Col Abram Owen: Killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe