Treaty of Fort Pitt

1778 Treaty of Fort Pitt
1778 Treaty of Fort Pitt: U.S. Treaty-Making with the Lenape Nation
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During the Revolutionary War, one of the United States’ earliest treaties was with the Lenape (Delaware) nation aimed at building an alliance against the British: the Treaty of Fort Pitt. Why did this treaty differ from the French alliance earlier that year? And why did it so quickly fall apart? Crossing Lenape Territory During The…

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