Iroquois Confederacy:

  • Who?

- 5 tribes involved

  • What?

- purpose: peace, trade relationships, strengthen connections

  • When?

- 1600s, before colonization

  • Where?

-north east US/Canada area

  • Why is this concept important? Historically significant?

- diversity dissipates, starting to connect to other tribes - no political structure; chief does not have over-ruling power. - persuasion needed - gender roles- women had indirect political power. "ruled" the house while men worked