Battle of Tippecanoe Includes background information, a timeline, a 3D battlefield and more

Battle of Tippecanoe Includes background information, a timeline, a 3D battlefield and more

The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

What Caused the War of 1812?

The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.

Tippecanoe Monument: The Indiana General Assembly commissioned the construction of this eighty-five foot monument November 7, 1908 to honor the brave soldiers killed in action November 7, 1811 during the Battle of Tippecanoe. (Photo by Casito via Wikipedia)

Tippecanoe Monument: The Indiana General Assembly commissioned the construction of this eighty-five foot monument November 7, 1908 to honor the brave soldiers killed in action November 7, 1811 during the Battle of Tippecanoe. (Photo by Casito via Wikipedia)

The Shawnee Prophet Tenskwatawa (1775-1836, shown) is said to have predicted the New Madrid earthquake of 1812, although some (especially Allen Eckert) have attributed the prophetic powers to his brother Tecumseh (1768-1813).

The Shawnee Prophet Tenskwatawa (1775-1836, shown) is said to have predicted the New Madrid earthquake of 1812, although some (especially Allen Eckert) have attributed the prophetic powers to his brother Tecumseh (1768-1813).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial near Prophetstown, Indiana (taken on the 200th anniversary of the battle).

Colonel Abraham Owen: Officers killed in action November 7, 1811 @ The Battle of Tippecanoe.

Colonel Abraham Owen: Officers killed in action November 7, 1811 @ The Battle of Tippecanoe.

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