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Border Law

The First Seminole War and American Nationhood

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$53.00 • £46.95 • €48.95

ISBN 9780674967618

Publication Date: 04/06/2015


328 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 maps, 1 table


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  • List of Maps*
  • Introduction
  • 1. U.S.–Spanish Relations and the Florida Campaigns
  • 2. Rules of War and American Nation-Building
  • 3. Challenges and Conflicts
  • 4. Creeks, Seminoles, and Indian Wars
  • 5. Civilization and Nationhood
  • 6. Race and Territoriality
  • 7. Military Tribunals and Rule of Law
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps:
    • 1.1 British West and East Florida, 1767
    • 1.2 Territory claimed by the United States and Spain, 1803
    • 1.3 United States claims to West Florida, 1812
    • 1.4 Prospect Bluff and Amelia Island, 1816
    • 1.5 Forts and towns of Jackson’s military expedition, 1818
    • 1.6 Adams–Onís Treaty line, February 1819
    • 4.1 Creek land cession in Treaty of Fort Jackson, 1814

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