Tecumseh was born in the Ohio country in 1768 and died in Canada in 1813 at the Battle of Moraviontown Canada 1813. Tecumseh used the tensions between the U.S. and Great Britain to rally the Native American tribes against the Americans' continued westward expansion. In an effort to stop the ever increasing white settlement pattern, Tecumseh was able to unify many different Native American tribes. Tecumseh possessed tremendous negotiating skills and his diplomatic approach in unifying the tribes is commended by historians. Tecumseh's personality emulated respect, humility, and strength of character. These traits were responsible for his success as a tribal leader.
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