While his brother Tecumseh was assembling the greatest Indian confederation the U.S. would ever confront, the “Prophet” launched a fateful preemptive attack in Indiana Territory.
Buried here, along with hundreds of congressmen and various Indian chiefs, are Mathew Brady, John Philip Sousa, and J. Edgar Hoover
A former British ambassador and noted historian explains why "hard-headed self-possessed Americans go so wild with excitement at election times"
The tragedy of Black Hawk, who became the eponym of a war he tried to avoid
The American system of choosing a President has not worked out badly, far as it may be from the Founding Fathers’ vision of a natural aristocracy
Only Tecumseh came close to uniting the warring tribes, but his British allies and his less visionary people failed him