Heritage Minute
Updated: 1/28/2020
Heritage Minute
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  • Come on everyone, we can win this!
  • Onward!
  • We must win to gain independence for our country!
  • Attack!!
  • CHARGE!!!!
  • Joseph Brant, also known by his Native name, Thayendanegea, was a Mohawk Chief and leader of the colonial loyalists in the American Revolutionary War. They were fighting for Great Britain to gain independence.
  • The Americans fought against Joseph and his allies also looking to gain independence, this time for The United States. Some notable Americans who fought in the war include George Washington and Henry Clinton.
  • Joseph Brant fought in the war from 1775-1783 with the colonial loyalists and the Mohawk people.
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  • Joseph Brant's team were outnumbered, and it was hard for them to keep up and stay on their feet against he Americans. Many Colonial Loyalists and Mohawk people were injured and many died as a result of the war, giving the victory to America.
  • After the war, Joseph Brant discouraged further indigenous warfare on the frontier and aided the U.S. commissioners in securing peace treaties with The Miamis and other western Indigenous tribes
  • From 1775-1783, Joseph Brant attempted to lead the colonial loyalists and the Mohawk in the American Revolutionary War. Despite his loss, he continued to fight for peace across North America.
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