The Tuscarora Indian War (43 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


The war broke out as a result of the depredations suffered by Tuscarora Indians, who kidnapped men, women, and children to be sold into slavery and took tribal lands without payment. Surviving Tuscaroras moved northward and joind the League of the Six Nations.

Editors. "The Tuscarora Indian War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 26 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. First Peoples in North America