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    of the British colonies the Carolinas attempted to enslave the Indians in and around the Florida and Georgia territories A boundary was formed between Carolina and Florida but slaves Indian and African alike crossed the boarder into Florida and further into Indian Territory The numbers of exiled slaves became so great Andrew Jacksons Ironic Relationship with the Indians Date s October 25 1814 to November 14 1814 Location Tag s Native Americans War On October 25 1814 General Andrew Jackson and over 4 000 troops including 750 Choctaw and Chickasaw allies set out for Pensacola Finally reaching the fort on November 6 1814 Jackson sent a surrender demand to Spanish Governor Gonzalez Manrique but British marines opened fire on Jackson s army Jackson next called for an immediate British evacuation of Pensacola The Spanish governor refused The Second Visit to Fowl Town Date s 1817 Location Tag s Native Americans War Fowl Town an Indian village in Spanish controlled Florida was the site of one of the major events in the First Seminole War It was visited three times by United States troops the first time marking the first official engagement of the war These skirmishes resulted in the deaths of three Seminoles the capture of one and the abandonment of the town Lieutenant Colonel Arbuckle led the The Brutality of General Jackson in the First Seminole War Date s 1818 Location Tag s Crime Violence Health Death Government Native Americans War John Woods a boy of less than 18 years was a member of General Andrew Jackson s army during the First Seminole War in Georgia and Florida One morning during the war Woods was standing guard as a picket As the sun rose one of his fellow soldiers kindly offered to fill his post while the hungry Woods

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    both the North and South were publicized throughout the nation and the newly established Confederate was burdened with building a country from scratch and governing a war At this same time Weather or not a slave was treated well Date s September 1845 to December 1847 Location GREENE Alabama ORANGE North Carolina Tag s Slavery plantation Weather Slaves When we learn about slavery and the slaves masters we often get a picture of an evil cold hearted man who would whip and torment slaves while they worked in weather conditions that made it impossible to get any work done We also often assume that their the slaves masters would force them to work whether they were sick or even near death Using the plantation letters from the Cameron Family Child Mortality on an Alabama Plantation Date s June 25 1846 to December 31 1849 Location GREENE Alabama Tag s plantation Slavery Death Children alabama Disease was rampant among the slave population in the Antebellum South Poor diet less than adequate clothing and exposure to the elements caused the immune systems of the over worked laborers to break down making them susceptible to contracting a variety of illnesses A demographic that was particularly at risk were children age nine and under Fully 45 out of every 10 000 slave children aged Order On Plantations Date s 1857 Location FRANKLIN Florida Tag s Slave plantation Maintaining order on a plantation that was dependent on slavery was very important To achieve this slaves required positive aspects in their life to look forward to These privileges drove them to work The creation of task systems and gang systems were frequent practices and established content lives among workers Task systems were designed so that each slave had one engagement he or she was required Fall

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    viewer the sense of the difficult history of black people in this specific country Street Corner Discussion is an oil painting by an unknown artist that was done in 1860 The painting shows several black men gathered in front of a wall bearing political messages Brother Gardner 1881 painting also remains an anonymous painting by an artist who only identifies as Barse Jr The painting portrays a man reading the Detroit Free Press in front of a wall with both a paper titled Rules and another titled Colored Peoples Union Though the lettering is unusual it is seen that these works up on the wall behind the man in the painting came at a time when education and political action for the black community were on the rise There is no plea for sympathy Marger 1990 p 24 in Jacob Lawrence s painting Blind Flower Vendor He has painted a man in the middle of the canvas and around him lively color and patterns There are few religious paintings with some exceptions such as Henry O Tanner s piece Flight into Egypt 1859 Tanner had a very traditional background common to some of the best White artists of the day

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    Location HENRICO Virginia Tag s Church Religious Activity Urban Life Boosterism The Baptist Young People s Union of America held its 9th international convention in Richmond VA From July13 16 1899 Baptists were twice as prominent in the south than in the North especially in rural areas where over eighty percent of Baptist churches were located Richmond s appeal as a cultural and historical center of the south attracted a larger crowd The event was promoted Bradley Tyler Johnson s Woodlands Date s August 21 1899 Location AMELIA Virginia Tag s African Americans Agriculture Migration Transportation Women In 1899 Bradley Tyler Johnson posted a flyer titled For lease on Ninety Nine Year Terms that advertised a 99 year lease on his property the Woodlands located in Amelia County Johnson had a very specific vision for the property I want a colony of ten families from the Northwest to settle here he wrote Traditionally Southside Virginia including Amelia County had a rural background with very Open Door Notes Date s September 6 1899 Location WASHINGTON Virginia Tag s Economy On September 6 1899 Secretary of State John Hay wrote the Open Door Notes policy based on the open door principles and the preservation of Chinese integrity The aim of this policy was to create equal opportunity within spheres of influence and among major world powers Chinese customs tariffs were to be administered equally there was to be no interference with treaty ports and lastly railroad Birmingham s Industrial Boom Date s June 29 1899 Location MONTGOMERY Alabama Tag s Economy War The figures were in on June 29 1899 the southern iron industry made the best showing in its history Reporting an estimated 605 919 tons in 1899 pig iron movement in the South increased approximately seven fold from the preceding

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    of Art and it s History Date s January 1 1899 to March 8 1900 Location Tag s art African Americans The Tampa Museum of Art reveals the history and diversity of works by black artists There are many pieces of work that date all the way back to the 1850s While there are primarily African American artists in the museum there are also White artists The museum includes major

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    William Harrison Scarborough however in laws were the source of his livelihood career and the connections that catapulted him to the forefront of South Carolinian culture in the nineteenth century Scarborough was a portraitist who came to South Carolina under the advice The Tampa Museum of Art and it s History Date s January 1 1899 to March 8 1900 Location POLK Florida Tag s art African Americans The Tampa

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    Location Tag s Seminole Revolt Indian Revolt Over the course of time as White colonists kept pushing their culture onto the Indians a lack of patients was stirring amongst the tribes Seminoles in Florida had been involved in long lasting wars with the government and had quickly resolved to violence A total of three Seminole wars were ignited and the last of which ended in 1858 This third Seminole war or Billy Bowlegs war had Soldiers Perspective in the Seminole War Date s 1840 Location Tag s Seminole Revolt Native Americans William Frazer was a practical man who wrote about his interpretations of the Florida army There were 1200 soldiers accompanying William on his journey to fight in the second Seminole war The Second Seminole war was being fought over the Indian removal act The act was to move all of the Indians west of the Mississippi river Few of the soldiers accompanying William were fierce and would take the Experiences of a soldier in the first Seminole War Date s 1817 Location Tag s Seminole War War William Frazer an ordinary soldier in the Seminole war was ordered to take action against the creeks in southern Florida he started his marched from Fort Mitchell in 1817 with his 200 fellow soldiers when he was called to order The soldiers had expected the creek warriors reactions were to be slightly territorial as they hoped for the opposite For many of the men it was their first time to the The March for Freedom Date s March 3 1913 Location Tag s Women Women 39 s Rights The day was March 3 1913 in Washington D C many women at the time have wanted equal rights that they were not receiving so many important women icons decided to act upon their

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    Americans The increasing immigration of America by Europeans forced the nation to begin expanding the land it needed The idea of Manifest Destiny was prevalent throughout the citizens of the US and each wanted his her piece of land so they could start living out their lives Florida was one the most lush and fertile areas in the country and was prime location for more settlers who wanted to acquire property Order On Plantations Date s 1857 Location Tag s Slave plantation Maintaining order on a plantation that was dependent on slavery was very important To achieve this slaves required positive aspects in their life to look forward to These privileges drove them to work The creation of task systems and gang systems were frequent practices and established content lives among workers Task systems were designed so that each slave had one engagement he or she was required The Replacement Act Date s May 26 1838 to December 4 1838 Location Tag s Replacement Act Native Americans were an ancestry that was brutally mistreated by our first settlers They were considered to be barbarians but truly America s first settlers were the barbarians The selfish acts of the Indian removal act are a disgrace to what our country now stands for It was put into effect May 26 1830 and was an agreement that all Native American tribes would be removed from their territory Women s Temperance Act Date s February 14 1874 Location Tag s Women 39 s Rights Susan B Anthony Women in America struggled to live lives equal to that of men in 1800s Women in no way neglected issues that they felt strongly about It seems that every instance that women were given the chance to stand out and make a change they did everything in

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