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

William S. Belko (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Conventional history narratives tell us that in the early years of the Republic, the United States fought three wars against the Seminole Indians and two against the Creeks. However, this book argues ... More


Skulls, Scalps, and Seminoles

Cameron B. Strang

in Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469640471
eISBN:
9781469640495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640471.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the Second Seminole War (1835–1842) and how whites and natives both developed new knowledge about the Seminoles as a unique ethnic group through violence against each other’s ... More


We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Paul N. Backhouse, Brent R. Weisman, and Mary Beth Rosebrough (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Indigenous communities are today active participants and players in the identification, management, research, interpretation, and preservation of their heritage. The development of the Seminole Tribe ... More


“Fictitious Prosperity”: Florida, to 1842

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter establishes Mary Edwards Bryan’s family background, focusing on her parents John David Edwards and Louisa Houghton Edwards. It explains the pertinent history of the Territory of Florida, ... More


The Florida Folklife Reader

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Florida is blessed with a semitropical climate, beautiful inland areas, and over a thousand miles of warm seas and sandy beaches. And Floridians are every bit as colorful and diverse as the tropical ... More


Transnational Identity, the Singing of Spirituals, and the Performance of Blackness among Mascogos 1

Alejandro L. Madrid

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This chapter takes capeyuye [spiritual singing] as a point of departure to study the Mascogos’ continuous struggle to define themselves as binational people, as Afro-Seminoles living in Coahuila, ... More


Introduction

William S. Belko

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/9780813035253.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter provides historical development of U.S. relations with the Seminole and the role of the Seminole leader Coacoochee. U.S. relations with the Seminole have too long been viewed through the ... More


“It is a negro, not an Indian war”: Southampton, St. Domingo, and the Second Seminole War

Matthew Clavin

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/9780813035253.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reveals the intense fear harbored by the Americans, especially those in the slaveholding South, of a massive slave rebellion originating from a concerted alliance of African and Indian ... More


South Carolina Volunteers in the Second Seminole War: A Nullifier Debacle as Prelude to the Palmetto State Gubernatorial Election of 1836

James M. Denham and Canter Brown

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/9780813035253.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how another major political and constitutional crisis in Antebellum America—the Nullification Crisis—involved the long conflict between the United States and the Seminole. ... More


Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Larry Eugene Rivers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This gripping study examines slave resistance and protest in antebellum Florida and its local and national impact from 1821 to 1865. Using a variety of sources, the book discusses Florida′s unique ... More


The Seminole Family Camp

Ormond H. Loomis

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The chickee, the traditional Seminole Indian building, is a classic example of a traditional Florida building type. A part of Seminole life for a long time, it provides an environment for the ... More


Borders of Freedom, 1812–1818

Watson W. Jennison

in Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134260
eISBN:
9780813135984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134260.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The fifth chapter examines white Georgians' drive to extend the state's frontiers and expand plantation slavery in the 1810s. Beginning in the early nineteenth century, the growing demand for cotton ... More


Bridging Histories: The Bioarchaeology of Identity in Postcontact Florida

KELLY J. KNUDSON and CHRISTOPHER M. STOJANOWSKI

in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036786
eISBN:
9780813041865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036786.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the changing fabric of community organization and identity during the late-precontact and early-historic periods (early eighteenth century) in Spanish Florida. Changes in ... More


Authenticity for Sale: The Everglades, Seminole Indians, and the Construction of a Pay-Per-View Culture

Andrew K. Frank

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Andrew K. Frank’s essay on the Florida Everglades documents how the Seminole Indians who have always lived there learned to market their culture and tap into tourists’ desire to experience the exotic ... More


Apalache

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides a historical background to Apalache and Florida, and on the Natives and Spaniards from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. The Spanish presence in Apalache revolved ... More


William Augustus Bowles Challenges the Spaniards

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter sketches Bowles's life to 1791, discussing displaced British merchants who wanted to retain their trade with the southeastern Indians and who used Bowles to further their commerce. ... More


Bowles and Apalache on Separate Paths, 1792–1798

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses both Bowles's travels and Apalache during these years. Colonial authorities sent Bowles to Spain and the Philippines as a prisoner. He created so much mischief in Manila that ... More


Peace at Apalache

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Spanish–Indian relations improved at Fort San Marcos. Bowles's navy declined further, while the Spanish galleys gained superiority. The Spaniards seized several Nassau vessels bringing aid for ... More


Apprehension of the “Director General”

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Some Seminoles disdained the peace treaty, but others wanted it and signed their adherence to the peace in December 1802. Kinache of Miccosukee, however, returned to aid Bowles. He still tried to ... More


“Bending and Not Breaking”: Seminole History and the Tribal Historic Preservation Office, the Miccosukee Perspective

Marty Bowers and Stephen Bridenstine

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Marty Bowers offers a perspective on the THPO as a citizen of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and a member of the Wind Clan. Born in 1971 and raised on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, ... More


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