HIST 108 San Diego State University Early American Indian Discussion

Question Description

Choose ONE Indian leader from the following: Pontiac, Tecumseh, Chief Joseph, and Red Cloud. You are then to view the video on your chosen leader and also read the follow websites on your chosen leader:

Pontiac: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Pontiac (Links to an external site.)and http://www.nndb.com/people/072/000049922 (Links to an external site.)

Tecumseh-: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecumseh (Links to an external site.) and http://history1800s.about.com/od/leaders/p/tecumsehbio.htm (Links to an external site.)

Chief Joseph: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Joseph (Links to an external site.) and http://www.indians.org/welker/joseph.htm (Links to an external site.)

Red Cloud- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Cloud (Links to an external site.)and https://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/i_r/redcloud.htm (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)

You are to become this leader and describe how you challenged the English or the United States government and what type of tactics your used and your level of success.

Finally you are to review all the Indian leaders covered in lecture and Chapter 7 along with your chosen leader and tell which Indian leader do you feel was the most successful and why.

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