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The Treaty Of Greenville Was An Agreement Between The United States And

Abril 13th, 2021

To end a destructive war, settle all controversies and restore harmony and friendly relations between the United States and Indian tribes, Anthony Wayne, Major General of the United States Army and the only commissioner for the aforementioned good causes, gathered through their sacks, chiefs and warriors in Greenville, the army headquarters in question. , have agreed on the following articles which, if ratified by the President with the Council and the approval of the United States Senate, will be binding on them and for the Indian tribes in question. The treaty was signed by President George Washington and ratified by the U.S. Senate on December 22, 1795. [7] The aforementioned Indian tribes, parties to this treaty, may hunt freely and unashamedly in the region and in the countries they have ceded to the United States, as long as they are peacefully lowered and are not harmed in the United States. The general boundary between the countries of the United States and the countries of these Indian tribes is to begin at the mouth of the Cayahoga River and from there to portage, between that branch and the Tuscarawa branch of the Muskingum, from there to the crossing point over Fort Lawrence, from there to the west, will lead to a fork in the Great Miami River branch. , heading to Ohio, on or near, to the fork was Loromie store, and where portage begins between the Miami of the Ohio, and St. Mary`s River, which is a branch of Miami that runs in Lake Erie; from there, a westerly heading towards the fortress, which lies on a branch of the Wabash; then southwest in a direct line to Ohio to cut this river across from the mouth of Kentucke or the Cuttawa River. And in view of the peace that has just been established; Goods previously received from the United States; Delivery and the annual delivery of goods, which must now be made below; and to compensate the United States for the injuries and expenses they suffered during the war, the Indian tribes in question forever abandon all their claims to the countries eastward and south of the general border that is now described: and these countries, or any part of them, must never be turned into a question or pretext. , on the side of these tribes or one of them, of the war or the violation of the United States or one of its peoples.

It was the last contract signed by General Wayne, who died just over a year later, in December 1796. Given the now-established peace, the surrenders and surrenders of countries made in the previous article by the Indian tribes in question, and to demonstrate the liberality of the United States as the great way to make this peace strong and eternal, the United States abandons its claims to all other Indian countries north of the Ohio River. , east of the Mississippi and west and south of the Great Lakes and the waters that brought them together after the agreed border between the United States and the King of Great Britain in the peace treaty concluded between them in 1783. But the following regions are expressly excluded from this U.S. waiver: the United States waived all claims on indigenous peoples` lands that were not exempt from the Ohio treaty line or parcels. Indigenous groups were forced to recognize the United States as the only sovereign power throughout the territory, but local people would otherwise have the freedom to use their own country as long as they were kind enough to confront the American settlers. The treaty also provided for a prisoner exchange and fixed the parties responsible for enforcing the border and sanctioning offences. [Citation required] On August 1, 1795 at Fort Greenville,[1] after the Indians had lost a year earlier in the Battle of the Timbers Traps.