The Iroquois Confederation in the Revolutionary War
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NO, GREAT BRITAIN WILL WIN!
All of the Iroquois Confederation Tribes sided with the British in the Revolutionary War, except for the Oneida and Tuscarora Tribes.
AMERICA WILL WIN!
The Tribes fighting for the British took revenge on the Oneida and Tuscarora by capturing and executing several men and burning their most important villages.
No! Not my son!
If only he hadn't gotten that terrible disease, Smallpox....
Many Indians in the Iroquois Confederacy died during the time of the Revolution because of diseases like smallpox, which their bodies were not used to.
In this picture, the Mohawk, who sided with the British, are standing to the left while the Oneida, who sided with the colonists, are standing to the right.
In this picture, two Mohawk men are capturing a young Oneida man from inside a longhouse. They would later execute them or adopt them into their tribe.
In this picture, the Mohawk leader and his wife are grieving for their dead son, while his sister cries beside him and his brother appears close to tears.
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