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General Jackson"s conduct in the Seminole war delineated in a history of that period

Samuel Perkins

General Jackson"s conduct in the Seminole war delineated in a history of that period

affording conclusive reasons why he should not be the next president

by Samuel Perkins

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Published by Advertiser Press in Brooklyn, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Andrew, -- 1767-1845,
  • Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel Perkins
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 5452
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14679669M

    Seminole Indians, a tribe of Florida Indians, made up of two bands of the Creeks, who withdrew from the main body in , and remnants of tribes who had come in contact with the Seminoles were hostile to the Americans during the Revolutionary War and afterwards. The Creeks claimed them as a part of their nation, and included them in a treaty with the United States in ; but. Investigating Second Seminole War Sites in Florida: Identification Through Limited Testing by Christine Bell A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences University of South Florida Major Professor: Brent R. Weisman, Ph.D.

      “ The Niles’ Weekly Register is a prime source for the war, as it is for so much American history of its time.” John K. Mahon, Ph. D. (February 8, - Octo ) Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Florida, and author of the classic, History of the Second Seminole War, The Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War, was a conflict from to in Florida between various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles and the United States, part of a series of conflicts called the Seminole Second Seminole War, often referred to as the Seminole War, is regarded as "the longest and most costly of the Indian conflicts of the Result: Nominal end to conflict; no peace .

    and give up all of their claims to land in Florida. Chief Coacoochee (circa –) escapes from the United States prison at Fort Marion. Chief Coa-coochee, whose name means “wild cat,” was a Seminole leader during the Second Seminole War. After being captured by American soldiers in , Coacoochee and a few Seminole.   The Second Seminole War: In , 25 Seminole leaders meet with the American Indian agent to discuss their removal concerns. Holata Emathla was selected by the chiefs to speak for the Seminole people.


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