The Frontiersmen: A Narrative - Chapter XII Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XII Summary

As warriors begin to gather, the Americans offer their thanks to those who refuse to join and remind the Indians that war against the white man will result in devastation of the Indians. At least one tribe, the Wyandots, take it as a threat and change their stand to join Tecumseh. One-with-Open-Mouth accuses a leader who has refused to join them of practicing witchcraft and orders his execution. After the first strike of the tomahawk, he's found to be still alive but perspiring—a sign of his guilt. This sign induces others to join with Tecumseh's cause. It's during this time that one who has recently pledged his support to Tecumseh dies. He's known as Blue Jacket. Tecumseh later meets with Harrison and tells the man that unless the United States relinquishes its hold on the lands taken from the...

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