Liberty or Death: The American Insurrection and the Event Cards

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Liberty or Death: The American Insurrection and the Event Cards

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The following are a few Indian Faction first Event cards and the associated history:

75. Congress’ Speech to the Six Nations

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“We desire you will hear and receive what we have now told you, and that you will open a good ear and listen to what we are now going to say. This is a family quarrel between us and Old England.

 

 

 

 

83. Guy Carleton and Indians Negotiate

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As Patriot forces moved toward Quebec City in 1775, Quebec’s Governor Guy Carleton struggled to raise Militia. Area Indians were willing to fight on the British side and the Crown wanted  them to do so.

 

 

 

 

 

84. “ Merciless Indian Savages”

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The Declaration of Independence lists “repeated injuries and usurpations” against the colonialists on behalf of King George III of Great Britain. The second paragraph concludes, “To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world,” before 27 sentences listing various transgressions from tax complaints to forced military conscription. The last of these complaints reads: “He has …endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian savages, whose known rule of warfare is undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.”

 

 

96. Iroquois Confederacy

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A confederation of six Indian tribes across what is currently upper New York state that played a strategic role in the struggle between the French and British for mastery of North America. During the American Revolution, the Oneida and Tuscarora supported the Patriots, while the rest of the league, led by the Seneca and including Chief Joseph Brant’s Mohawks, fought for the British.

 

 

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