This made Andrew Jackson an orphan at the tender age of 15; it also hardened him as an individual. As he grew up, his other ventures would also be stained by his unemotional, yet power-driven traits. For example, he proved to be a ruthless military leader during the war of 1812. His name can be traced back to the battles of Horseshoe Bend and New Orleans. After the latter, a sense of patriotism followed and with it, it elevated Jackson to celebrity status.
Also, Jackson wanted to gain more land, and that is why he pushed for the Act. When the Indian Removal Act became a law everything began to change. As a result, Jackson’s goal was accomplished and Indians lives were affected. Before Jackson’s presidency, he was a prosecuting attorney in Nashville, Tennessee, and he soon became a Major General due to his success in the War of 1812. In the year of 1814 Jackson served as Major General during a five month battle against the Creek Indians.
Russell Means is a Native American. He was born on November 10, 1939 and grew up in the Oglala Sioux tribe. He passed away on October 22, 2012. He is well-known as a political activist, a writer, and an actor. In 1960, he took the lead in the American Indian Movement for the purpose reclaiming the land sovereignty for the American Indians.
His uncle soon stood up and helped his mother raise him. His uncle’s name was chief smoke. During those times he grew up with him he taught him all kind of things. As he got older he soon became the chief of the tribe. And he was one of the best chief, his first war he fought in was the Sioux war.
It is also known as Pontiac’s War, it took place from 1763-1766. The Ohio River Valley is where the battle was taken place. The indians looked upon the British with concern because the British thought they were better than the indians. The British also gave white people land that the indians owned. The indian groups that in the battle were the Ottawa, Chippewa, Potawatomi, Huron, Delaware, Shawnee, Mingo, Miami, Kickapoo, Mascoten, and Piankashaw.
As one of the elders and warchiefs of the Lone Eaters Band, Rides-at-the-door is a very respected leader of his tribe. His relationship with his two sons, WMD and Running Fisher, also alter the culture and society of the tribe at this time in history. Rides-at-the-door is a very respected leader of the Pikuni tribe and like many Pikuni leaders he also has multiple wives. His first wife, Double Strike Woman, is the mother of his two sons, called White Man’s Dog or Fools Crow and Running Fisher. Rides-at-the-door also is married to Striped Face and Kills-Close-to-the-Lake, and each wife lives in a separate lodge or home.
Quanah Parker is known as the last chief of Commanchees, born about 1845 south of the Wichita Mountains. He is the son of Comanche Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, who was a white woman captured by the tribe in 1836. For decades he became an entrepreneur of the white civilization, and became quite the celebrity developing friendships with men in high status. Quanah Parker not only helped change the image Anglo Americans had about Native Americans, but he agreed to accept the challenges and responsibilities that came with leading a whole tribe. He held many roles including cattle rancher, friend of stars, and entrepreneur.
In the year of 1757 the Clarks decided to sell their land to move to a small plantation that was left behind to them by an uncle that goes by the name of John Clark (Indiana Historical Bureau). He was born on November 19, 1752. During the Revolutionary War he was named the “Conqueror of the Old Northwest” after he had captured territory that increased America’s frontier. After the Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 ending the Revolutionary War he became broke and very deep in debt due to paying a lot of money to support his troops
Pontiac played a huge role in the signing of the settlement of Paris. He lived in the Maumee or Detroit River Valleys, Historians are not really sure but have written it down, he was born in the year of 1720, his parents were Indians from Miami but he decided to turn towards the Indian from Ottawa lifestyle. In 1740, He became the Indians war leader and united with New France
Frazier, being a huge fan of Crazy Horse, had inquired of Le on the street one day if he was Sioux. Le replied that he was in fact a Sioux, and that Crazy Horse was his “gran’father”. They bonded over the stories that Ian had researched and Le had confirmed as truth. Frazier states he has many friends, but Le is the only one he has encountered on the street, with a friendship going on 20 years. Le is a different looking person, who would stand out in a crowd just by his height alone.
The Europeans came mostly in peace; however, the Native Americans saw the newcomers as a threat to their livelihood. Amoroleck, an Indian captured by the Europeans after a clash between the two, explained that the Native Americans attacked the settlers because they believed the settlers “were a people come from under the world, to take their world from them.” (Merrell 45) With early conflicts, neither party was coming out victorious with their losses out numbering their winnings between the Indians and Europeans. Eventually, the Native Americans would accept the Europeans and even live jointly, aiding one another whether it was determining the best hunting grounds, planting the right crops in the right area, or incorporating lifestyles by helping round up escaped slaves. The two parties learned to make the most out and how to benefit from each other. Merrell’s article proves the point that the lives of the Native Americans drastically changed just as the Europeans had.
He enjoyed a successful second military career, rising to the rank of colonel and assistant quartermaster general by 1906. He retired on the eve of U.S. entry into World War veteran to actively serve in the U.S. Army. Clem died in 1937 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. After all the Civil War was mostly made of children some would called “The Boy’s War” because in the time they were more children than in the 21st century, some children would lie about their age just to help their families. The drummer boy’s were basically children becoming soldiers, John Clem joined in the 1861, and becoming successful
“Peter Wetzstein, age 26 years, and his wife Anna Elizabeth Kurtz, age 23, and their daughter Magratha age 6, emigrated to Philadelphia aboard the ship Samuel of London” (Campbell). Heinrich Peter Wetzstein grandchild Peter Whetstone had the most impact on American history and it would all begin in Indiana. It all began in 1790 when David and Rebeekah had their son Peter whose life is undocumented until he emigrates from Arkansas to Texas with his wife Edice Dicey Anderson Webster in 1829. They had six children together Johnston, Mary