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Blue Jacket or Weyapiersenwah, his Indian name (c. 1743 – c. 1810) was a war chief of the Shawnee people, known for his militant defense of Shawnee lands in the Ohio Country. Perhaps the preeminent American Indian leader in the Northwest Indian War, in which a pan-tribal confederacy fought several battles with the nascent United States, he was an important predecessor of the famous Shawnee leader Tecumseh.

Blue Jacket or Weyapiersenwah, his Indian name (c. 1743 – c. 1810) was a war chief of the Shawnee people, known for his militant defense of Shawnee lands in the Ohio Country. Perhaps the preeminent American Indian leader in the Northwest Indian War, in which a pan-tribal confederacy fought several battles with the nascent United States, he was an important predecessor of the famous Shawnee leader Tecumseh.

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Doug Hall's Huckleberry Forest Studio - Blue Jacket, Sold (http://www.doughallart.com/blue-jacket/)

PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY said: "The Scots-Irish were the first to proclaim for liberty in these United States.  Even before Lexington, Scots-Irish blood had been shed for American freedom.  In the forefront of every battle was seen their burnished mail and in the retreat was heard their voice of constancy."

PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY said: "The Scots-Irish were the first to proclaim for liberty in these United States. Even before Lexington, Scots-Irish blood had been shed for American freedom. In the forefront of every battle was seen their burnished mail and in the retreat was heard their voice of constancy."

William Henry Harrison - 9th President 1841-1841.  The older Harrison may have the same net worth as his grandson, but his presidency was far more abrupt. After delivering his inaugural speech in freezing rain, Harrison succumbed to pneumonia. His 23-day presidency is the shortest in U.S. history. Harrison’s fortune primarily comes from the estate of his wife’s family.

William Henry Harrison - 9th President 1841-1841. The older Harrison may have the same net worth as his grandson, but his presidency was far more abrupt. After delivering his inaugural speech in freezing rain, Harrison succumbed to pneumonia. His 23-day presidency is the shortest in U.S. history. Harrison’s fortune primarily comes from the estate of his wife’s family.

William Henry Harrison, ca. 1813.  Ninth President of the United States.  Painting by Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860)

William Henry Harrison, ca. 1813. Ninth President of the United States. Painting by Rembrandt Peale (American, 1778-1860)

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