The first federal army was sent to try and take back the northwest territory. They where led by little turtle and they lost. in 1790
The chiefs force came from many tribes who joined in a confederation to defeat the federal army
After a second defeat in 1791 he sent another group of solders with the leader man Anthony.
The other chiefs ignored Little Turtle’s advice to negotiate with America. They replaced him with a more able leader.
Expecting British help, Native American warriors gathered at British-held Fort Miami. On August 20, 1794, a fighting force of around 2,000 Native Americans clashed with Wayne’s troops
The British, not wanting war with the United States, refused to help them. The Battle of Fallen Timbers crushed Native American hopes of keeping their land in the Northwest Territory. Twelve tribes signed the Treaty of Greenville in 1795. They agreed to cede, or surrender, much of present-day Ohio and Indiana to the U.S. government.