In what way did the American Revolution affect Native Americans?

1 Answer

Badly, the Native Americans lost land, power and culture.


The Iroquois confederation was broken by the American Revolution.
The Oneida tribe supported the Americans in the war against British. The Mohawks supported and fought for the British. The Confederacy broken, lost power, and prestige.

Both the British an the Americans ignored the Native Americans in the Peace negotiations.

The America army in retaliation for Iroquois support of the British invaded the lands of the Seneca , The Cayuga and the Mohawks The orchards were cut down, fields leveled and the land taken.

The culture that had created the democratic state of the Iroquois was damaged.