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The Radicalism of the First Seminole War and Its Consequences

Nathaniel Millett

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

“Re-thinking the First Seminole War” provides a major reconsideration of the First Seminole War from a number of vantage points. The essay argues that the conflict’s origins and course were shaped ... More


Mr. Rhea's Missing Letter and the First Seminole War

David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler

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/9780813035253.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Jackson's 1818 invasion of Spanish Florida—the First Seminole War—and the immeasurable repercussions of that brief event. It demonstrates how this conflict shaped the course ... More


“Like a Turtle without a Shell”: Spain’s Final Years in East Florida

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins with a violent incident at Fernandina Harbour. Kingsley’s ship was invaded by the captain and crew of a Spanish slave ship, leaving Kingsley with stab wounds and severe head ... More


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