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Last Resort

Summary: Tecumseh and the prophet were two Native Americans, which were responsible for uniting many Indian tribes to fight against Harrison and the expansion westward. The name of the prophet was Tenskwatawa, Tecumseh's brother.
Tecumseh and the prophet were two Native Americans, which were responsible for uniting many Indian tribes to fight against Harrison and the expansion west. The name of the prophet was Tenskwatawa, and he was actually Tecumseh's brother. He claims to have had a religious experience, or a "mystical awakening" when he recovers from being an alcoholic. He then went on to teach and become a religious leader in the Indian communities. He taught of the sinfulness of the white world and the "superior virtues of the Indian civilization." Prophetstown where he lived became sacred place for people of many tribes.

Tecumseh his brother was the chief of the Shawnees, and he aspired to be a leader in these times of trouble. He understood that the only way for the tribes to stop the constant advance of the whites was to band together under "The Tecumseh Confederacy." He promised...

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