Fallen Timbers, Battle of, August 20, 1794, a battle in which United States troops under Major General Anthony Wayne defeated a British-supported force of Indians under Little Turtle.
WHAT'S INSIDE: NATIVE AMERICANS
- Battles & Wars
- Indian-Anglo Relations
- Language Groups
America's history begins with the Native Americans and the English settlers they encountered. Read our list of Native American leaders and heroes, including Sequoyah, Geronimo, and Crazy Horse.
It's a hotly debated topic: Who found America first? One theory proposes that it was the Clovis. So will we be replacing Columbus Day with "Clovis Day" on our calendars?