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  • The Seminole Essay

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    The Seminole "As the United States is a nation made up of people from many nations, so the Seminole is a tribe made up of Indians from many tribes."  (Garbarino 13)  The Seminole are the indigenous people living in southeastern America.  They lived in what is now Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi.  The Seminole had a Muskogean language of the Hokan-Siouan stock.  (Bookshelf)  The Indian tribes found in the southeast were the Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw

  • The First Seminole War

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    The First Seminole War was the first of three conflicts in the early 19th century that involved the United States Army and the Seminole population in Florida. At the time, Florida was still under the control of Spain. Most of its population consisted of the Seminole Native Americans and African Americans. The dates of the First Seminole War are debated but most believe that it occurred between 1816 and 1818. This war took place after the War of 1812 and tensions were still high between the United

  • The History of the Seminole War in Florida

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    can relate to this is the second Seminole War which first began in the 19th century. This war started because of discrimination over the Native American people and the drive to have them relocate for their land. After many attempts and one war before the second seminole war America realized they really need to demand changes and take action. The European Americans, American government and President Andrew Jackson felt that it was necessary to relocate the Seminoles from North of Lake Okeechobee to

  • The Second Seminole War

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    The events leading up to the Second Seminole War remain some of the most perverse and contentious proceedings to have occurred in American history. Between 1819, the ending of the First Seminole War, and 1835, the beginning of the Second, the United States government did everything within its power to not only remove the Natives Americans from its borders, but did so through seditious and deceptive legislature. It was during this time that the expansion of the power of the president and a complete

  • Significance Of The Second Seminole War

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    In order to understand the significance of the Second Seminole War, one must first examine the First Seminole War. Frustrated with Seminole protection of runaway slaves, Andrew Jackson and more than three thousand men entered northern Florida in 1816 and began to decimate Seminole populations. Despite most of these campaigns being unsanctioned by the United States government and protested by the British and the Spanish, Jackson was received as a war hero throughout the nation. The Adam-Onis Treaty

  • Racism Towards Native Americans In Disney's Peter Pan And Pocahontas

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    Racism towards Native American tribes and individuals have been found throughout mainstream media. From nationally broadcasted sports games to popular Hollywood movies, Native Americans people have been stereotyped and/or culturally appropriated. Many examples of these stereotypes are blatant and have been portrayed for in the media for decades. Disney’s Peter Pan and Pocahontas Hollywood’s leading animation studio has had many instances of stereotyping and being racially insensitive. Two main examples

  • Examples Of Rogerian Argumentation

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    Rogerian is a style of argumentation that does not take an adversarial approach. This style of argumentation moves away from a combative stance. The Rogerian argument consists of four parts: the introduction, context, writer’s position, and benefits to the opponent. In “Is the College Use of American Indian Mascots Racist,” Jane Willy does a great job of not taking a particular side and promoting ethical growth. Therefore, Willy effectively uses Rogerian argumentation to enhance his argument. In

  • Seminole Indians

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    and Georgia, which was brought on by the gathering of various opponents. Rebellious men from other states such as Georgia entered Florida with expectations of outright taking the Seminole stallions and cows, not caring and having little to no regret if an Indian was killed while trying to defend his property. The Seminole warriors, looking for requital, led attacks of retaliation against honest pilgrims in Georgia. Privateers and British go getters meandered the range, actuating the Indians against

  • The Seminole Tribe

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    dollars on a name change. All of the merchandise would have to be changed, it would be very time consuming. According to the article, written by Auerbach, it is stated that “The Seminole tribe . . . has for generations played a major role in Florida’s maintaining an extensive partnership with Florida State University.” The Seminole tribe gets a special

  • Burmese Python

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    Have you ever heard of a Burmese Python? The Burmese python is a magnificent and powerful animal. These snakes do not have venom, but they catch their prey and squeeze very hard. The Burmese python is twenty-three feet and can weigh up to two hundred pounds. Chemical receptors in their tongues and heat sensors along the jaws compensate for their poor eyesight and allow them to hunt in the dark. To kill their pray, they first grasp it with their back-curving teeth. When the animal tries to pull away