The Resource Simon Girty: : wilderness warrior, Edward Butts, (ebook)

Simon Girty: : wilderness warrior, Edward Butts, (ebook)

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Simon Girty: : wilderness warrior
Title
Simon Girty:
Title remainder
wilderness warrior
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Edward Butts
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Language
eng
Summary
During the American Revolution and the border conflicts that followed, Simon Girty's name struck terror into the hearts of U.S. settlers in the Ohio Valley and the territory of Kentucky. Girty (1741-1818) had lived with the Natives most of his life. Scorned by his fellow white frontiersmen as an "Indian lover," Girty became an Indian agent for the British. He accompanied Native raids against Americans, spied deep into enemy territory, and was influential in convincing the tribes to fight for the British. The Americans declared Girty an outlaw. In U.S. history books, he is a villain even worse than Benedict Arnold. Yet in Canada, Girty is regarded as a Loyalist hero, and a historic plaque marks the site of his homestead on the Ontario side of the Detroit River. In Native history, Girty stands out as one of the few white men who championed their cause against American expansion. But was he truly the "White Savage" of legend, or a hero whose story was twisted by his foes?
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Midwest
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1951-
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Butts, Edward
Dewey number
977/.02092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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A Quest biography
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  • Girty, Simon
  • Indian agents
  • Indians of North America
  • Pioneers
  • Electronic books
  • Northwest, Old
Target audience
adult
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Simon Girty: : wilderness warrior, Edward Butts, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781459700758
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11794514
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remote
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11794514
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MWT11794514
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Simon Girty: : wilderness warrior, Edward Butts, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459700758
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11794514
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11794514
System control number
MWT11794514
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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