6 Things You May Not Know About Tecumseh - History in the Headlines On October as the War of 1812 raged on, U. troops attacked Shawnee chief Tecumseh and a multi-tribal group of warriors .
William Whipple was a delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and was one of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Colonial America for Kids: King Philip's War
Major Patrick Ferguson - seems to have been a gifted soldier for the British during the Rev. War. "However, the biggest mistake of his career was making threats against the lives and homes of the backwoods Scots-Irishmen...Knowing the Scots-Irish, Ferguson should not have been surprised that instead of reaching for the white flags, the mountain men reached for their long rifles hanging above the mantle...and descended the backcountry to settle up with Ferguson." (Scots-Irish in Early…