Tecumseh: The Biggest Resistance Movement

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Tecumseh is known for being the leader of the biggest resistance movement, but it took many situations to make him the leader that he was. Tecumseh was part of the Shawnee tribe and as a child he witnessed a lot of violence, death, and oppression as the settlers tried to take the Native Americans land. The Native Americans were loosing everything at this point, and they didn’t know what to do. They eventually enter into a disastrous war with the hostile settlers called the Lord Dunmore’s war. The Natives put up a good fight during the Lord Dunmore’s war even though the result was terrible. Crops were destroyed, ammunition had been used up, and Tecumseh’s father died in a terrible battle. He ended up living with Chief Blackfish and the “white

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