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The Creek War

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the Creek War, which arose from the tensions between the Natives and the white intruders. The tensions between these two groups manifested themselves in many ways. One was the ... More


Forgotten Struggle: The Second Creek War in West Florida, 1837–1854

Brian Rucker

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows how violence between white Americans and the Creek persisted in Florida well into the 1850s. A number of Creek remained in the Florida panhandle, roaming the countryside, ... More


“in constant hostility with the Muskohge”: The Cherokee-Creek War

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Cherokee-Creek War, which lasted roughly from 1715 to 1755, was the longest and most destructive conflict between Cherokees and other indigenous peoples during the eighteenth century. The war's ... More


Revival and Resistance: Earthquakes on Native Ground

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The New Madrid earthquakes had important consequences for Indians in North America. For people in the Cherokee Nation in the midst of a period of cultural upheaval and social stress, the earthquakes ... More


The Elusive Boundary and the Creek-Choctaw War

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/9780813060743.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

As the British government lost confidence that it could detoxify the Indian trade, it pinned its remaining reform hopes on establishing a stable boundary between colonists and Indians. A well marked ... More


The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Robert V. Haynes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, territorial Mississippi has a complex history rife with fierce contention. Since 1540, when Hernando de Soto of Spain journeyed across the Atlantic and ... More


Property

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the Cherokee historical relationship to property, the development of new forms of property valuation and accumulation, and the Creek War of 1813–14, in which elite members of ... More


“the disaffected people of Great Tellico”: The Struggle for Empire in a Cherokee Town

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Tellico affair was no trivial matter to the Cherokees. Their alliance with Britain, although far from a perfect union, ensured a steady supply of goods to many mountain villagers. The Overhill ... More


War Comes to the Southeast

Nathaniel Millett

in The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044545
eISBN:
9780813046426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044545.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the War of 1812 along the Gulf Coast. This theatre of the war differed from the Lowcountry, Chesapeake, and the Northeast because of the region's history, population, economy, ... More


Epilogue

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Creek Paths and Federal Roads: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves and the Making of the American South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833933
eISBN:
9781469604008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898277_hudson.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book concludes with Richardson's journey into the Creek Nation, where an elderly Creek man overtook him on the road. To the old man's remarks, young Richardson made no reply, since he did not ... More


Batallón de Morenos

Henry B. Lovejoy

in Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Prieto’s military career lasted over two decades from the 1790s into the 1810s. During this time, he was involved in the Aponte Rebellion in Cuba in 1812. After, he was sent to Pensacola Florida, ... More


The Quest for Land: Yeoman Republicans on the Southwestern Frontier

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces the westward migration of farmers from North and South Carolina to what eventually became Jones County, Mississippi, in 1826. The divergent lives of migrants seeking escape from ... More


Holmes Sweet Holmes

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses in detail the administration of David Holmes, the fourth and last governor of the Mississippi Territory. Holmes displayed a political style that was perfectly suited to ... More


Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Tiya Miles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book, now in its second edition, tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. In the late 1790s, Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, acquired an African ... More


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