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Living the Revolution: America, 1789-1820
Topic: Predicaments of Early Republican LifeTopic: ReligionTopic: PoliticsTopic: ExpansionTopic: Equality
Topic: Expansion
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Resource Menu: Expansion
Text 1. The Northwest Ordinance
Text 2. Noble/Lincecum
Text 3. Thomas Jefferson
Text 4. Hugh Henry Brackenridge
Text 5. Cornplanter/Washington
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Text 6. Indians/U.S. Agents
Text 7. Elias Boudinot
Text 8. Lewis Cass
Text 9. Background

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5.  Seneca Chief Cornplanter, Speech before President Washington, 1790

George Washington, Response to Seneca Indians, 1790

Chief CornplanterGeorge Washington



Cornplanter: Western Carolina University

Washington: University of Oregon


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                Washington: 3 pages.

On the Treaty of Fort Stanwyx, about which Cornplanter delivered his speech to Washington, from the University of Colorado at Denver

Brief biography of Cornplanter, from Southern Tier West (NY)

Brief biography of George Washington, from the White House

Facsimile of Washington's response to Cornplanter, from the Library of Congress

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