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The Creek War

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780813125770
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135434 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0016
The Creek War

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This chapter discusses the Creek War, which arose from the tensions between the Natives and the white intruders. The tensions between these two groups manifested themselves in many ways. One was the increase in interruption of the mail service between the nation's capital and Fort Stoddert or Natchez. Another was the conflagrations between frontier families and the roving bands of Indians, which invariably led to cries for revenge.

Keywords: Creek War; tensions; Natives; white intruders; mail service; frontier families; revenge

Chapter.  11672 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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