December 6, 2019

Primary Source Spotlight: The Iroquois Confederacy

Six Nations

Senate Resolution 702 — 115th Congress (2017-2018) was agreed to on November 26, 2018. It recognized the contributions of Native Americans to the United States, including the Iroquois Confederacy.

Whereas Congress has recognized the contributions of the Iroquois Confederacy and the influence of the Iroquois Confederacy on the Founding Fathers in the drafting of the Constitution of the United States with the concepts of—

(1) freedom of speech;

(2) the separation of governmental powers; and

(3) the system of checks and balances between the branches of government;

The Iroquois Confederacy 1902

Sir William Johnson and the Iroquois Confederacy from New York’s Part in History 1915

The Iroquois Confederacy Encyclopædia Britannica

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Five Nations historical newspaper coverage

Iroquois indians primary source set

Iroquois Confederacy historical newspaper coverage

Iroquois historical newspaper coverage

Mohawk indians primary source set

Mohawk historical newspaper coverage

Oneida indians primary source set

U.S. legislation related to the Oneida

Oneida historical newspaper coverage

Onondaga indians primary source set

Onondaga historical newspaper coverage

Seneca indians primary source set

U.S. reports related to the Seneca indians

U.S. legislation related to the Seneca Nation

Seneca historical newspaper coverage

Tuscarora indians primary source set

U.S. legislation related to the Tuscarora

Tuscarora historical newspaper coverage

Cayuga indians primary source set

U.S. legislation related to the Cayuga

Cayuga historical newspaper coverage

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