Headed by Thomas Lee. Purposes = Fur trade and Land speculation.
Bouquet let 1,500 Soldiers into Ohio to establish headquarters in present day Coshocton.
Bouquet's Expedition led to 10 years of relative peace between the Whites and Indians.
The Moravian Indians established Gnadenhutten.
Daniel Greathouse led a group of Virginians in the murder of Indians, including some of Mingo Chief Logan's family.
Shawnee Chief, Chief Cornstalk, attacked Colonel Andrew Lewis.
Chief Logan wrote a Lament instead of attending the negotiations between the Whites and Indians.
Cornstalk went to Point Pleasant to warn them that the Shawnee were preparing an attack.
Cornstalk was captured by soldiers that were angry that one of their own had been murdered by the Indians, even though he warned them. They then killed Cornstalk and his son.
George Rogers Clark surprised the soldiers at Fort Pitt and took Kaskaskia.
In a critical defense of Fort Vincennes, the British were surprised and Fort Vincennes fell to the colonists.
British soldiers and Indians attacked Gnadenhutten and easily defeated the Moravians.
The Delaware and Wyandont tribes aided the Shawnee and defeated Colonel William Crawford's army. These captives were murdered to revenge of the Moravians.
General "Mad" Anthony Wayne led a successful battle against the Indians, forcing them to retreat. TURNING POINT in pushing the Indians out of present day Ohio.
1,100 Indians representing all Major Tribes in NW Territory met with Anthony Wayne at Greenville. After 2 months, 90 Indian leaders signed the treaty.
- Indians part of northwestern Ohio
- US got all of Southern and Eastern Ohio
- Prisoners Exchanged
- Indians received $20,000 in goods and promise of $9,500 per year in annuities.
Battle of Tippecanoe was a disaster for Tecumseh's Confederacy. William Henry Harrison baited Tenskatawa to attack him and he did. Tenskatawa told his army that they could not die. They were actually winning the war, but then saw some of their men dying, so they retreated. Most Indians then went home to their original tribes.
Entire West from Appalachian Mountains to Mississippi were divided into 5 districts.
Revision of Ordinance of 1784- focus was only on Northwest, reduced size of districts, no more than 5 states; no less than 3.
Rufus Putnam built the settlement of Marietta to honor Marie Antoinette.
Published in Cincinnati (first newspaper published in Northwest Territory.
Ended Indian Wars in Ohio.
Set Ohio's Boundary at Scioto River.
Called for admittance of Ohio as state as soon as possible.
Enabling act set November as the date for a constitutional convention- met at Chillicothe Courthouse.
Ohio admitted at 17th state. Chillicothe marked as Capital.
Ohio Company of Associates established Ohio University, the first university west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Reconstruction of 1802 Constitution that was large and easily amendable.
Christopher Columbus lands in Bahamas.
Jamestown (first English Settlement) is established in Southeast Virginia
The Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts is established by Pilgrims from England
Final conflict in the ongoing struggle between the British and French for control of eastern North America.
Met in Philadelphia, with 56 delegates representing every colony except Georgia.
War of independence fought between Great Britain and the 13 British colonies on the eastern seaboard of North America.
This is the date that the United States declared their independence from the British Empire.
Great Britain acknowledges American Independence and war ends.
George Washington is unanimously elected president of the United States in a vote by state electors.
First ten amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, are ratified
U.S. Capital moves from Philadelphia to DC.