Miami Indians

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  1. Anthony Wayne
    American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    General Anthony Wayne finally defeated the Miamis and other Ohio Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
  2. French and Indian War
    a war in North America between France and Britain
    The French forced the British out of Ohio, and the Miamis allied themselves with the French again until the British victory in the French and Indian War. As French trading posts turned into British forts, many Miami Indians moved to present-day Ind
  3. trading post
    a retail store serving a sparsely populated region
    The French forced the British out of Ohio, and the Miamis allied themselves with the French again until the British victory in the French and Indian War. As French trading posts turned into British forts, many Miami Indians moved to present-day Ind
  4. American Revolution
    the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    During the American Revolution, the Miamis, who were especially fearful of additional white settlers moving into the Ohio Country, fought with the British against the Americans.
  5. battle
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces
    The French forced the British out of Ohio, and the Miamis allied themselves with the French again until the British victory in the French and Indian War. As French trading posts turned into British forts, many Miami Indians moved to present-day Indiana to
  6. treaty
    a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
    They surrendered most of their lands in Ohio with the signing of the Treaty of Greeneville.
  7. settled
    established in a desired position or place; not moving about
    Most of these people settled in Indiana, but the United States removed some of them to Kansas during the 1850s, while others were permitted to remain in Indiana.
  8. trade
    the commercial exchange of goods and services
    The French forced the British out of Ohio, and the Miamis allied themselves with the French again until the British victory in the French and Indian War. As French trading posts turned into British forts, many Miami Indians moved to present-day Indiana to avoid further battles with the more powerful British.