America in Class Lessons

America and the Six Nations: Native Americans after the Revolution

Author: Cave, Karen Carroll (NHC Education Digital Projects Coordinator, 2016–18)

Advisor: Taylor, Alan (NHC Fellow, 1993–94)

Native Americans were not included in the Treaty of Paris (1783), which concluded the American Revolution. The end of fighting presented them with a difficult path as they struggled to protect their homelands from their growing insignificance within the shifting international politics of eighteenth-century America.

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Political Science / History / Education Studies / Speeches / Seneca People / Indigenous Americans / Iroquois / American Revolution / Primary Sources /