ERIC Number: ED114349
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Sir William Johnson and the Indians of New York.
Hamilton, Milton W.
In order to make the vast literature about the history of Indian and white relations in New York readily accessible to teachers, students, and general readers, this booklet brings together the main points of the relationship between the Indians and Sir William Johnson. Johnson is a key figure in the Indian story of New York state during the 1770s. The topics covered in this document are Indians of New York, coming of the white men, management of Indian affairs, William Johnson comes to America, the Indian trade, French and Indian War, Battle of Lake George, Sir William Johnson, the close of the war, taking Fort Niagara, Sir William--colonial statesman, culture on the frontier, life at Johnson Hall, failure of Indian management, American independence, Indians and the Revolution, and importance of Sir William Johnson. Both the white man's and the Indian's views on major events are incorporated into the booklet. (Author/ND)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, Albany.
Identifiers - Location: New York