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Mort de Tecumseh

Mort de Tecumseh
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La mort de Tecumseh représentée sur l'une des frises de la rotonde du Capitole à Washington. /// "Death of Tecumseh" - This panel depicts the death of Shawnee chief and Indian Confederation leader Tecumseh at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. - Location : Frieze of American History, of the Rotunda of the United States Capitol. - Tecumseh, a brilliant Indian chief, warrior, and orator, is shown being fatally shot by Colonel Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. Tecumseh and his followers joined forces with the British to resist the encroachment of settlers on Indian territory. With Tecumseh's death, however, the momentum and power of the Indian confederacy was broken.

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