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Northwest Territory

David McCullough’s latest book tells the story of a small group of Revolutionary War veterans and pioneers who set out on an extraordinary 800-mile journey through the wilderness to establish the first settlement in the Ohio Territory. 

Only Tecumseh came close to uniting the warring tribes, but his British allies and his less visionary people failed him

To secure the old Northwest he waged our first cold war, which came to a climax in the Battle of Fallen Timbers