Although the Chickasaws and Choctaws did not respond, Tecumseh won favor with many in the Creek Nation, eventually leading to the Creek War.Link to the catalog
1811: Shawnee Chief Tecumseh urges southeastern Indian tribes to join his Confederacy
January 7, 1811: First class meets at Jefferson College in Washington
December 1811: New Madrid earthquakes rock Mississippi Valley
Eyewitnesses claimed these quakes destroyed towns, formed new lakes, and caused the Mississippi River to flow backward. Shawnee Chief Tecumseh had earlier prophesied that he would stomp his feet to shake the earth and signal that he was back home in the Great Lakes region after his visit to recruit the southeastern Indians for his Confederacy.
December 30, 1811: Steamboat New Orleans reaches Natchez on its way to becoming the first steamer to sail the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
The boat ushered in the era of steam commerce on the Mississippi River, traveling between New Orleans and Natchez.