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By Willard Price

ISBN-10: 0099182211

ISBN-13: 9780099182214

Hal and Roger Hunt crash-land into the center of a pioneering day trip to the unmapped areas of the best jungle in the world: the Amazon. And while their project to discover the uncharted territory of the Pastaza River is going off course... it's the survival of the fittest.

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33 Chapter 5 The Northwest Territory Pontiac’s Rebellion taught the British that success in the Great Lakes region depended on having good relations with Native Americans. This policy paid off when the American Revolution began in 1775, and almost all Great Lakes peoples sided with the British. America gained its independence when the British surrendered in 1781, and another Treaty of Paris was signed on September 3, 1783. During these negotiations, the current international boundary bisecting the Great Lakes was set.

When the war ended, the British had won all of the French possessions in Canada and the Midwest. The Peace of Paris in 1763 also gave England control of the St. Lawrence, the door to the Great Lakes. In a secret treaty the year before, France had given the huge territory of Louisiana to Spain. After 1763, France was left with only a few islands off Newfoundland and in the West Indies. THE FRENCH INFLUENCE REMAINS Nearly 250 years after the fall of Montreal, French is still the main language of the Canadian province of Quebec.

From the beginning, Native Americans were not considered citizens of the United States because tribes had sovereignty. S. government to demand their loyalty. Britain still held Fort Niagara and other posts on the Great Lakes and continued to engage in the fur trade throughout the region. A map of the Northwest Territory, 1787. 35 36 In 1791, 2,000 troops led by General Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory, tried to build a fort at the present site of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Native American tribes carried out a surprise attack and killed more than 900 men.

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