➤ Counterpoint: Tecumseh Vs. William Henry Harrison Ebook ➪ Author James A. Huston – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Counterpoint: Tecumseh Vs. William Henry Harrison Counterpoint Is A Saga Of Theconflict Of Cultures Between White Settlers And Indian Inhabitants Of The Old Northwest As Personified In The Rivalry Between Tecumseh AndWilliam Henry Harrison Alternating Fromone To The Other, It Traces The Early Training And Education Of Each,Tecumseh S Disappointing Romances, Including His Deep Friendship With The WhiteRebekah Galloway, And Harrison Searly Disappointments In Love Until His Enduring Romance With Anna Symmes.It Goes On To Relate Their Riseto Positions Of Leadership Among Their Respective People Tecumseh, As Thegreat War Chief, With His Brother, The Prophet, Who Became The Spiritualleader Harrison, As Governor Of The Indiana Territory For Twelve Years Andthen As Commander In Chief Of The Northwestern Army During The War Of 1812.They First Met In The Battle OfFallen Timbers, When Anthony Wayne S Legion Defeated A Combination Of Indiansunder Blue Jacket Later Came Theconfrontations At Vincennes Harrison S Move Against Prophet S Town And TheBattle Of Tippescanow While Tecumseh Was Away Theirencounter At Fort Meigs In Northwestern Ohio, And Atlast The Showdown At The Battle Of The Thames In Canada.Many People Consider WilliamHenry Harrison The Ablest Of All The Territorial Governors Many Consider Tecumseh The Greatest Indian Ofthem All On The One Side There Wasdaring And Bold Enterprise And Struggle To Reach Out To A Bright, Promisingfuture On The Other There Was Daringand Bold Enterprise And Struggle To Hold To A Present Against The Despairingprospect Of No Future At All.


15 thoughts on “Counterpoint: Tecumseh Vs. William Henry Harrison

  1. says:

    This was a very interesting book it followed the lives and careers of William Henry Harrison and Tecumseh their actions pretty much defined the Red Man White Man conflict in the Northwest Territories As Territorial Governor, Harrison had virtually dictatorial powers in making agreements treaties with Indian tribes no wonder they called him White Devil Harrison Tecumseh s dream was to establish a confederation of tribes so they would have the strength power to prevail against the Long Knives This dream was shattered at Tippecanoe, and when he took his forces north to Canada to join up with the British, he was disillusioned by the way the British failed to carry out their promises he was killed at the Battle of Thames, which Harrison successfully co ordinated won.The style of the book really appealed to me the author covered concurrent stages events in the lives of these two men, from childhood to death, and since their actions often affected each ot...


  2. says:

    I couldn t finish this book It was written in 1987 The book had so many racist images The Shawnee and Creek peoples were referred to as Red Men There was overindulgent use of the S word an offensive word used to described indigenous women I stopped reading after 4 chapters And the book was boring.


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