The French & British in the Old Northwest

a bibliographical guide to archive and manuscript sources.
  • 297 Pages
  • 2.29 MB
  • English
Wayne State University Press , Detroit
Northwest, Old -- History -- Sources., Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Sources., Canada -- History -- 1763-1791 -- Sou


Northwest, Old, C

LC ClassificationsF478.2 .B4
The Physical Object
Pagination297 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5911596M
LC Control Number64013305

The French & British in the Old Northwest; a bibliographical guide to archive and manuscript sources. The Old Northwest Papers and Documents, or Northwest Territory Collection, consists of miscellaneous papers relating to the exploration, settlement, and administration of the Northwest Territory.

The bulk of the papers are from the period and relate to the U.S. Army in the West; the campaigns of generals Josiah Harmar, Arthur St. Clair,File Size: 64KB.

A:“The Northwest Territory was an important part of the history of the mid-western states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the part of Minnesota east of the Mississippi River.

[This lineage society allows] more people to honor those ancestors of British, French and Native American heritage who were in the Northwest. Share - Opening New Markets: The British Army and the Old Northwest by Walter S., Jr. Dunn (, Hardcover) To keep the peace with local tribes, the British army allowed the French to trade anywhere, while colonial merchants were restricted to army trading posts.

' This book, based almost entirely on primary documents gathered during. Northwest Passage book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

the leader of Rogers' Rangers, who were a colonial force fighting with the British during the French and Indian War. I remember liking the adventure part of the book, and the setting, in the old (colonial or early United States) Northwest /5.

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FRONTIER: LEGENDS OF THE OLD NORTHWEST tells the oft-overlooked tales of adventurers, warriors and conflicts that shaped the nation in the late 18th century. Trace the many battles fought by Native Americans against the French, British, Spanish and Americans.5/5(2).

The Northwest Territory in the United States (also known as the Old Northwest) was formed after the American Revolutionary War, and was known formally as the Territory Northwest of the River was the initial post-colonial Territory of the United States and encompassed most of pre-war British colonial territory west of the Appalachian mountains north of the Ohio l: Marietta (–), Chillicothe (–).

Located on a broad terrace overlooking the Mississippi River, three miles north of the confluence of the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers, Prairie du Chien was a crossroads of the fur trade in the Old was a rendezvous point for the hunters, trappers, and traders — white and Indian — who plied the route between Canada and the fur country west of the Great Lakes.

officer named George Washington to the French fort with a letter asking them to leave. The attempt was a failure, and the British and French continued to fight over control of the area until war was declared in The bulk of the fighting in the French and Indian War took place in the New York colony and Quebec, Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Bayonets in the wilderness: Anthony Wayne's legion in the Old Northwest. [Alan D Gaff] -- "Ration shortages, disloyalty, defeat, and international meddling - such were the obstacles facing General Anthony Wayne The French & British in the Old Northwest book he sought to secure the Old Northwest Territory for white settlement in the.

Page - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said Territory as to the citizens of the United States, and those of any other States that may be admitted into the confederacy, without any tax, impost or duty therefor.

Simon Girty (Novem – Febru ) (sometimes referred to as Katepacomen), was an American colonial of Irish descent from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, who served as a liaison between the British and their Indian allies during the American was portrayed as a villain, and was also featured this way in 19th and early 20th-century United States fiction.

Here is history from a geographical viewpoint. For the first time, many of the old maps of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest have been gathered together in a single book, creating an atlas of antique maps that tell a continuing story of the expanding frontier of knowledge about the region.5/5(1).

The Northwest and the Ordinances, In many respects, the definition of political institutions and provisions for the surveying of land in the Old Northwest set the pattern for the rest of the new nation.

Once eastern states renounced their claims in the Ohio country, there was a need to specify how those older states were to relate to whatever took shape in the largely unpopulated area. Nowhere on the American frontier was the clash of cultures more violent than on the Ohio frontier.

First settled by migrating Native Americans about and later by white Americans, Ohio became the crucible which set Indian and military policy throughout the region. There, Shawnees, Wyandots, and Delawares, among others, fought to preserve their land claims.5/5(1).

I expected a book simply covering the Legion of the United States and its victory at Fallen Timbers, but this went further, tracing the history of conflict over the old /5.

growing French intervention in Santo Domingo and Louisiana. the plunder and blackmailing of American shipping by North African states. the threat to America posed by the British-French wars. the charge by his Federalist opponents that his dislike of the military was unpatriotic.

the spreading Indian attacks in the West. The Old Northwest: A chronicle of the Ohio Valley and beyond by Frederic Austin Ogg. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player.

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Download a free audio book for yourself today. Filed under: Northwest, Old -- History. Dahkotah Land and Dahkotah Life, With the History of the Fur Traders of the Extreme Northwest During the French and British Dominions (Philadelphia; Chicago: J.B.

Lippincott; S.C. Griggs, ), by Edward D. Neill (multiple formats at ).

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Ina very young United States of America had its sights set on expansion to the north and the west. But the British wanted to keep its former colony tightly contained. The British government sent over a representative, year-old George Washington, to demand that the French relinquish their fort and return back to their own settlements.

New France refused to accommodate the terms which provoked Washington and the small number of soldiers accompanying him to attack, thus stimulating the French and Indian War.

Frontier: Legends of the Old Northwest focuses on four key figures of the history of the old Northwest. The first episode focuses on Robert Rogers and his rangers that battled the French and their Indian allies for the British during the French and Indian War ().

OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio First paperback edition Printed in. Vol. I (v. 16): This volume is the first of three volumes devoted to the era of French dominance in the fur trade region of the upper Great Lakes and the upper Mississippi (), emphasizing the period between and Documents are arranged chronologically with the last entries dating from Much of the material is from the Jesuit Relations and is summarized or excerpted in.

With Opening New Markets, Walter S. Dunn, Jr., offers his third in a series of volumes on the British army and the American frontier in the years before the American Revolution. This study examines "four crucial years from to " which "marked the failure of British economic policies in America and led to political disaster" (p.

vii).Author: Mark F. Miller. History of the Ordinance of and Old Northwest Territory. Northwest Territory Celebration Commission, Marietta, OH, It was intended for use in schools.

Northwest Territory Celebration Commission,Seller Rating: % positive. In there was a division of the Northwest Territory, and the western district was denominated the Indiana Territory, and embraced all the territory west of the present State of Ohio, except a small part of Michigan and a small part of Indiana, which had been ceded to the United States by the Indians in the treaty of Greenville.

represents one of the cultures: French, British, and Native Americans. Give each group their scenario card from Scenario Cards: French, British, Native Americans that addresses the impacts the war had on their group. Instruct the French group to go to the outskirts File Size: 1MB. The book concludes with a comprehensive wind data appendix.

Taken By the Wind is proof cruising the Pacific Northwest is not the “motorboat” ride many sailors joke about; you can sail this coast if you know it well, and having a copy of this book aboard is a great way to. The Dutch, English, and French tried to find a Northwest Passasge to allow ships to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

Also, Henry Hudson and Michael Ciampo were the first french and dutch. Regency England is probably romance’s best known setting, but historical romances span the centuries and continents. With this list, I tried to represent that breadth, but I barely scratched the surface.

If you don’t normally read romance, consider trying one of these. Be aware that in a genre romance novel, the focus is on the relationship.The first companies in Canada were formed during the French and British regimes and competed for the fur trade. The Hudson’s Bay Company, with French, British and Aboriginal employees, came to dominate the trade in the northwest from Fort Garry (Winnipeg) and Fort Edmonton to Fort Langley (near Vancouver) and Fort Victoria—trading posts.Dahkotah Land and Dahkotah Life, With the History of the Fur Traders of the Extreme Northwest During the French and British Dominions Author: Neill, Edward D.

(Edward Duffield),