Negroes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818

  title={Negroes and the Seminole War, 1817-1818},
  author={Kenneth Wiggins Porter},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  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… 

Indian wars of Mexico, Canada and the United States, 1812-1900

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Author(s): Lovejoy, Henry B. | Advisor(s): Apter, Andrew; Derby, Robin | Abstract: This study examines the correlation between the expansion and collapse of the Oyo Empire, the ethnolinguistic

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Popular justifications for war in the USA have long been based on normative values embodied in America's civil religion, including a sacred right of self-defense. Over time, these justificatory

Neither Ground on Which to Stand, nor Self to Defend: The Structural Denial (and Radical Histories) of Black Self-Defense

  • Adam Bledsoe
  • Psychology
    Annals of the American Association of Geographers
  • 2021
This article examines self-defense as an inherently spatial phenomenon that evidences an assumed right to the individual self and the creation and occupation of space. I argue that self-defense and


84; An Officer Attached to the Expedition, A Concise Narrative of the Seminole Campaign (Nashville, 1819), pp. 30-31

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