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Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1763 the British government rejoiced that it had driven the French and Spanish from eastern North America, but knew that part of the cost was more conflict with Indians. Native grievances focused ... More


A Promising Reset: The Augusta Congress

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The proposed general congress at Augusta almost did not occur. Most Indians, especially the Upper Creeks and Lower Creeks, had good reasons to stay home. The southern governors other than host Wright ... More


Testing Time

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Receipt of the draft Plan of 1764 led colonial officials into a period of experimentation. They needed to discover how to implement this ambitious program, and how to pay for it. A year later the ... More


The Roundabout Route to the “New Purchase”

John T. Juricek

Gene Allen Smith (ed.)

in Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060743
eISBN:
9780813050881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060743.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

With the shelving of the Plan of 1764 the old problem of illegal private land purchases from Indians came roaring back. Key developments were illicit schemes leading to the Fort Stanwix treaty of ... More


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