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An Account of Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha

Red Jacket and his people, 1750-1830

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,386 / 229 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,717 3737
Genres: Biography, History

ing freely into conflicts of opinion. Accustomed to canvass in private the questions which agitated the councils of his nation, he began to ascertain the reality of his own power, and by measuring his own with other minds, he gained the confidence that flows from superior wisdom. [Footnote: Conversation with Col. Wm. Jones.]

The tastes and regulations of his own people favored very much, the promptings of his genius. They were lovers of eloquence, and their form of government fostered its cultivation. This though differing but little from the simplicity found in rude states of society, presented a feature peculiar among a people not far advanced in civilization, which served greatly to promote elevation of mind, and advance them far above a condition of barbarism. They were in the habit of meeting in public assemblies, to discuss those questions that pertained to the interests, or destiny of their nation. Around their council fires their chiefs and warriors gathered, and entered freely, so far as their dig



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