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					Selena Solon




     Seminole Mod 4,
         2-9-11
War Of 1812

the 18th century was peaceful for the Seminole. They had
   good relations with Spanish troops in Florida. They
   hunted and gathered and traded their goods at Spanish
   forts. The Seminole accepted runaway slaves from
   American plantations north. This period of peace ended
   during the War of 1812 between the United States and
   Great Britain.
Creek War

• some southeastern Indians sided with Great Britain.
  Others supported the United States
• This led to the Creek Wars of 1813-1814.
• In it, they gave all their lands in Georgia and some
  Alabama to the U.S. government. Instead Of being
  ruled by the U.S. government Creek fled to Florida and
  joined the Seminole.
The Second Seminole War

• Federal troops captured Osceola in 1837.
• Chief Coacoochee, carried on the fight. He finally
  surrendered in 1841
• Indian Territory
            The Third Seminole War
• This set off the Third Seminole War (1855-1858). In 1858, the
  government offered the Seminole money to move to Indian Territory.
• Several hundred Seminole stayed hidden in the swampy Florida Everglades.
• An angry Seminole war party attacked the surveyors' camp and killed several of
  them
Population
             Population




                          Florida



                          Oklahoma



                          Seminole
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