George Rogers Clark was a high ranking military officer who led campaigns on the northwestern frontier during the Revolutionary War. He is credited with defeating British forces leading to their ceding the Northwest Territory (part of which would become Indiana) to the United States in 1783. Learn more about George Rogers Clark and find classroom resources and primary sources at: http://www.in.gov/history/2339.htm. Still have questions? Contact the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Vincennes at 812-882-1776.