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Red Jacket: Iroquois Diplomat and Orator (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors)

Densmore, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 0815627858 / ISBN 13: 9780815627852
Verlag: Syracuse University Press, 1999
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In the first modern biography of Red Jacket, Christopher Densmore sheds light on the achievements of this formidable Iroquois diplomat who, as a representative of the Seneca and Six Nations, met and negotiated with American presidents from George Washington to Andrew Jackson.The political career of Red Jacket (1758-1830) began just before the American Revolution, when both the Americans and the British sought the alliance of the powerful Iroquois Confederacy. By the 1790s, Red Jacket was frequently the diplomat chosen by the Seneca Nation and the Iroquois Confederacy to represent them in councils and treaty negotiations between the United States, the British in Canada, and the Indian nations of the Ohio Country.Red Jacket spoke eloquently against the sale of Indian lands, against the encroachment of the white man's religion and culture, and in defense of Indian sovereignty. His speeches were widely known in his own lifetime and continue to be reprinted. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0815627858

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In the first modern biography of Red jacket, Christopher Densmore sheds light on the achievements of this formidable Iroquois diplomat who, as a representative of the Seneca and Six Nations, met and negotiated with American presidents from George Washington to Andrew Jackson. The political career of Red Jacket (1758-1830) began just before the American Revolution, when both the Americans and the British sought the alliance of the powerful Iroquois Confederacy. By the 1790s, Red Jacket was frequently the diplomat chosen by the Seneca Nation and the Iroquois Confederacy to represent them in councils and treaty negotiations between the United States, the British in Canada, and the Indian nations of the Ohio Country. Red Jacket spoke eloquently against the sale of Indian lands, against the encroachment of the white man's religion and culture, and in defense of Indian sovereignty. His speeches were widely known in his own lifetime and continue to be reprinted.

Inhaltsangabe: Red Jacket was an Iroquois diplomat who, as a representative of the Seneca and Six Nations, met and negotiated with American presidents from George Washington to Andrew Jackson. This book covers his career and reflects on the treaty negotiations between Indian nations and other parties.

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Titel: Red Jacket: Iroquois Diplomat and Orator (...

Verlag: Syracuse University Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 1999

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