Tecumseh:

Who: Shawnee Indian

What: Chief; leader of a resistance movement amongst the Natives

When: around the War of 1812

Where: Ohio country - along the Ohio River

Why was Tecumseh significant? eliminated what was left of Indian resistance; created a Native confederation against American; supported by the British (trading with the Natives in support of their resistance) - Battle of Tippecanoe - a massacre of Natives; final straw for the American government against the British; after many sailors were impressed