Monday, May 9, 2022
Signed in 1832 in secret negotiations with unauthorized tribal representatives, this treaty called for the removal of the Seminole Tribe from Florida, along with the Creeks, to territory that is now Arkansas. It also required the return of all runaway slaves who were being sheltered by the tribe. Resistance led to the Second Seminole War (1835-1842)
- Rebellion: John Horse and the Black Seminoles, First Black Rebels to Beat American Slavery. Explore the story of John Horse and the Black Seminoles, the first black rebels to beat American slavery and leaders of the largest slave rebellion in U.S. history.