Negroes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818

@article{Porter1951NegroesAT,
  title={Negroes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818},
  author={Kenneth Wiggins Porter},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  year={1951},
  volume={36},
  pages={249 - 280}
}
  • K. Porter
  • Published 1 July 1951
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
Florida and the territory adjacent thereto were the region of North America in which the Negro population, because of its numbers, the complicated balance and tension among nations and tribes, the existence of an international border and the character of the terrain, was best able for approximately a century and a half to act aggressively and to some extent even effectively and independently in behalf of its own interests. An important episode in this long struggle was the so-called Seminole… 

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