Battle of Fallen Timbers
August 20, 1794
The final battle of the Northwest Indian War, a struggle between Native American tribes affiliated with the Western Confederacy, including support from the British led by Captain Alexander McKillop, against the United States for control of land.
Treaty of Greenville
August 2, 1795
It followed negotiations after the Native American loss at the Battle of Fallen Timbers a year earlier. It ended the Northwest Indian War in the Ohio Country and limited strategic parcels of land to the north and west.
Battle of Fallen Timbers August 20, 1794
A force of around 2,000 Native Americans met Wayne’s 1,000 troops near the future site of Toledo, Ohio.
We withdraw from this battle!
The Native Americans withdrew and the British, not wanting the war with the U.S., refused to help them.
We refuse to help you!
What do we do now? We had lost our land!
The Battle crushed the Native American hopes of keeping their land in the NW Territory so they signed the Treaty of Greenville in 1795.
Wait! Let's sign the Treaty of Greenville!
The Treaty of Greenville followed negotiations after the Native Americans lost the battle.