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Colonial Georgia and the Creeks
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Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

John T. Juricek

Abstract

This detailed account of interactions between the English and the Creek Indians in colonial Georgia, from the founding until 1763, describes how colonists and the Creeks negotiated with each other, especially over land issues. The research reveals the clashes between the groups, their efforts to manipulate one another, and how they reached a series of unstable compromises. European and North American Indian nations had different understandings of “national” territory. In Georgia, this led to a bitter conflict that lasted more than a decade and threatened to destroy the colony. Unlike previous ... More

Keywords: English, Creek Indians, colonial Georgia, land issues, clashes, manipulate, compromises, Europeans, North American Indians, colony, Henry Ellis, treaties, British Crown, settlers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034683
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034683.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John T. Juricek, author
Emory University