Iroquois confederacy:

  • Who? 5-6 tribes; The Great Counsel(mostly men who were respected who had to be brave and have courage/ older men; Called themeslves the People
  • What? To come together; unity; the was more settlement
  • When? Usually got together once a year
  • Where? Northeastern area
  • Why is this significant? To show how they were civilized; how similar it was to the government compared to the Europeans; Really good military strategy; women had indirect political power( could declare war; usually farmes and staid home; took car of children; head of families); Little Johny;