A key component of exploring the history of Native Nations is to help students understand why Native Nations chose to ally themselves with either the British or the American colonists or decided to remain neutral before and during the American Revolution. Like all groups of people, Native Nations discussed and dissented from some decisions made by their elders. In this lesson, students will learn more about the context of alliances between Native Nations and European colonists and explore the reactions to the American Revolution from an Indigenous perspective.

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