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Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776

John T. Juricek

Abstract

In 1763 the British government rejoiced that it had driven the French and Spanish from eastern North America, but knew that part of the cost was more conflict with Indians. Native grievances focused on two subjects: trade and land. The latter was more important and, in the British view, involved issues of sovereignty. In the Southeast Indian resentment was most extreme among the fearsome Creeks, whose top leaders were Emistisiguo and the Mortar. The British government responded with its greatest effort ever to redess Indian grievances. Its reform program included the Augusta Congress, the Proc ... More

Keywords: Stuart, Wright, Galphin, Emistisiguo, Mortar, Sovereignty, Augusta Congress, Proclamation of 1763, Plan of 1764, New Purchase

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813060743
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060743.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John T. Juricek, author
Emory University