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Claudio Saunt vividly depicts a dramatic transformation within the eighteenth century that overturned the realm of the strong and various Creek Indians and perpetually replaced the Deep South. because the Creeks accumulated a fortune in livestock and slaves, new estate fostered a brand new possessiveness, and executive via coercion bred war of words. a brand new Order of items is the 1st e-book to chronicle this decisive transformation in America's early background, a change that left deep divisions among the rich and terrible, strong and powerless.

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Twenty-five years later, a successor to 88 89 90 91 92 Governor of Florida to the King,  February , ST, bnd. , --/, SD , PKY. The Declaration of Nottoway a Settlement Indian in Georgia,  November , CRG, :, GDAH. Patrick Mackay to [Thomas Causton],  March , CRG, :–. Fitch, “Journal of Captain Tobias Fitch’s Mission,” –. ” Quoted in Wood, Black Majority, n. D. , Florida State University, ), . Fitch, “Journal of Captain Tobias Fitch’s Mission,” .

115 Yet the Ocmulgee leader may not have believed that his relatives had crossed the flexible bounds of Creek political organization; a Spanish interpreter had colored his Muskogee words, and he perhaps 110 111 112 113 114 Creeks had been hunting and warring in Florida as early as . See Verner Crane, The Southern Frontier (Durham, NC: Duke University, ), –; and John H.

Rea, “Lieutenant Thomas Campbell’s Sojourn among the Creeks, November, –May, ,” Alabama Historical Quarterly  (): . “A historical narration of the genealogy, traditions, and downfall of the Ispocoga or Creek tribe of Indians, written by one of the tribe,” Draper Manuscripts, reel I, PKY. Ross Hassig, “Internal Conflict in the Creek War of –,” Ethnohistory  (): , –.  Power and property, – Native Americans in Creek country also identified themselves by town.

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