The Resource Indigenous prosperity and American conquest : Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792, Susan Sleeper-Smith

Indigenous prosperity and American conquest : Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792, Susan Sleeper-Smith

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Indigenous prosperity and American conquest : Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792
Title
Indigenous prosperity and American conquest
Title remainder
Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792
Statement of responsibility
Susan Sleeper-Smith
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What frustrated Washington was his ongoing failure to induce Indians north of the Ohio to cede their lands ... Washington had sought to pacify the Indians by abandoning the doctrine of discovery and reimbursing them for their lands. But they continued to refuse to come to the treaty table, condemned further land cessions north of the Ohio, and formed the first northwestern Indian confederacy to oppose intrusion on their homelands ... Washington had to find other means to undercut Indian resistance. Those means involved razing villages, destroying the crops, and taking hostage the women and children the warriors were trying to protect ... Washington ordered the Kentucky militia to cut a wide swath of terror though agrarian communities clustered along the Wabash. Those villages, primarily populated by women, served as the breadbasket for Indian forces. Washington believed that the destruction of these communities and the kidnapping of their women and children would force those warriors to return to their villages and abandon their resistance to Washington's forces. He had done it successfully to the Seneca during the Revolutionary War, and he planned to do it again"--Introduction
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sleeper-Smith, Susan
Dewey number
977.004/97
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E 78 .O4 S58 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Indian women
  • Indian women
  • Kidnapping
  • United States
  • United States
  • Indian women
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Kidnapping
  • Ohio River Valley
  • United States
Label
Indigenous prosperity and American conquest : Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792, Susan Sleeper-Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The agrarian village world of the Ohio Valley Indians -- The evolution of the Indian fur trade: from Green Bay to the Wabash River Valley -- Reopening the Western trade -- Webs of community: "The Gris & Turtle came to us and breakfasted with us as usual" -- Picturing prosperity -- Plunder and massacre -- Capturing Indian women -- "I foresaw, that if I parted with my land, I should reduce the women and children to weeping."
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 348 pages
Isbn
9781469640587
Lccn
2017059439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005593806
  • (OCoLC)on1005593806
Label
Indigenous prosperity and American conquest : Indian women of the Ohio River Valley, 1690-1792, Susan Sleeper-Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The agrarian village world of the Ohio Valley Indians -- The evolution of the Indian fur trade: from Green Bay to the Wabash River Valley -- Reopening the Western trade -- Webs of community: "The Gris & Turtle came to us and breakfasted with us as usual" -- Picturing prosperity -- Plunder and massacre -- Capturing Indian women -- "I foresaw, that if I parted with my land, I should reduce the women and children to weeping."
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 348 pages
Isbn
9781469640587
Lccn
2017059439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005593806
  • (OCoLC)on1005593806

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