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The objectives of the Sullivan Clinton Campaign were all realized. The hostile Senecas and Cayugas were terribly punished. Their homes were burned, their vast cornfields and gardens were all destroyed, and their orchards were cut down or killed. The most important result was that now when peace was signed, Americans would have reason for demanding these western lands in which, within a few years, thousands of settlers were to find new homes. After Sullivan-Clinton, the western bonanza could begin.