The Ohio Frontier

The Ohio Frontier

Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830

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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the arrival in Ohio of Iroquois-speaking Indians, the entry of white fur traders and missionaries, the slaughter and expulsion of the Indians, and settlement by New Englanders and others

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Nowhere on the American frontier was the clash of cultures more violent than on the Ohio frontier. First settled by migrating Native Americans about 1720 and later by white Americans, Ohio became the crucible which set Indian and military policy throughout the region. There, Shawnees, Wyandots, and Delawares, among others, fought to preserve their land claims. A land of opportunity, refuge, and violence for both Indians and whites, Ohio served as the political, economic, and social foundation for the settlement of the Old Northwest.


Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1996]
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 9780253332103
0253332109
Branch Call Number: 977.1 Hu 1996
Characteristics: xv, 418 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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