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Why Was The Treaty Of Greenville So Important

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After the defeat of the British in the Revolutionary War, Great Britain ceded all the land to the Mississippi River to our new nation at the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783. But it was land still controlled by a confederation of Indian Tribes, and it still contained British forts to support their Indian allies. It was the Treaty of Greenville that finally ended that control. To be sure, there were still isolated raids from scattered Indian groups that still remained but no major hostilities in the region until Tecumseh's War and the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. Why is Treaty of Greenville so important? Because this finally marked the beginning of opening up the Ohio Valley for American settlers. And our John Chandler was quick to
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