Tecumseh: Speech at Vincennes

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121851

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A Shawnee warrior and chief, Tecumseh was widely admired as a skilled orator who wanted to unite Indigenous groups in the United States and Canada to prevent the loss of their territory and way of life. This thought-provoking book features his memorable speech in 1810 at Vincennes, to Indiana Governor Harrison, to revoke a treaty that took Indigenous lands, and to Indigenous peoples to resist the takeover of their territories. Readers are introduced to the social and political circumstances of the time and an anlysis of text highlights Tecumseh's skill in persuasive writing.

Reading Level
Lexile
870L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
5.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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