Of Conciliation and Incineration: The Cherokee War and the Remaking of British Imperial Indian Policy

  title={Of Conciliation and Incineration: The Cherokee War and the Remaking of British Imperial Indian Policy},
  author={David Andrew Nichols},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  pages={373 - 380}
  • D. Nichols
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • History
  • Reviews in American History
For much of the first half of the eighteenth century, the Cherokees were among Britain's steadiest Indian allies in southeastern North America. Cherokee hunters sold deerskins to South Carolina fur traders and caught runaway slaves for Carolina planters, while their chiefs nominally acknowledged the sovereignty of George II in exchange for peace and reliable commerce. Cherokee warriors fought for Britain in King George's War and the Seven Years' War and marched with Edward Braddock and John… 
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