What side did most Native Americans support in the American revolution?
Depends, some northeastern tribes supported the English while others the colonists. Just like any group there were those who were neutral.
Certain Native Americans decided to fight alongside the American Colonists while others fought alongside the British and still others chose neutrality. However, Native Americans were not directly involved in the American Revolution and were seen as pawns by the Americans and British alike. The British were generally more approving of Native Americans than the American Colonists, but both saw them as ignorant savages as opposed to legitimate foreign nations.
What impact did Native Americans have on the American Revolution and what was their legacy once the revolution ended?
The majority of American Indians sided with the British during the American Revolution. This had an impact on the Amer. Rev. Their legacy- the Peace of Paris gave land back to the new United States. You can write a term paper on this question. There are many answers to how the Native Americans impacted the Amer. Rev. and their legacy.
The American revolution did not directly effect the lives of Native Americans. Politically little if anything changed; the only difference being that the newly formed United States accepted the terms and obligations of all treaties formally held between Native American governments and governments in Europe (see Delaware Treaty of 1778: Treaty of Fort Pitt) and attempted at least in part to disconnect those Native Governments from any contact (or treaties) with nations from Europe.
The victory of the Colonists over the British in the Revolutionary war was a disaster for the Native Americans. The British promised the Native Americans that the Colonists would not go farther west than they already were, in order to get help from the Native Americans to defeat the French in the French and Indian War. After they won the won, the newly formed USA tore up the treaties and took land from the Native…
Though the Native Americans who had supported the Patriots were pleased with the victory, the Natives who had not were in danger, as the Americans were very angry at them. Many Native Americans had supported the British in the American Revolution; not only because the British treated Natives much more civilly than the colonists did, but because Natives viewed the British as weaker and less dangerous than Colonials. If the British won, many tribes reasoned…