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  • Seminole Indian S Two Main Languages
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    Native Americans When Christopher Columbus discovered the New World in 1492, he thought he had reached the continent of Asia and had landed in India. He called the people he found in the new land |Indians. X The ancestors of the American Indians had come from Asia thousands of years before Columbus saw them. Thousands of years ago, during the ice age, groups of people crossed from Asia to North America across a narrow passage now called the Bering Strait. So groups of people, ancestors of the Am...
  • Indians From Many Tribes
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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, Chero...
  • Seminole Tribe Of Florida
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    The Seminole Indians are a tribe of Indians who now have territory and reservations in Florida and Oklahoma. They once belonged to the Muskogee tribe that lived along streams in what are now southern Georgia and Alabama. The Seminoles moved to Florida and Oklahoma around 1708 when the white men drove them out of their homes and took their land. The Seminoles adjusted well to life in Florida. In the late 1700's and early 1800's Florida was a territory of Spain, that made the Seminoles Spanish cit...
  • Seminole Indians Seminole Indians
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    The Seminole Indians Seminole Indians are a North American Indian tribe that is located in the Southeastern United States. Most of the Seminoles are in the state of Florida. There are also some in the state of Oklahoma. The word "Seminole" is a Spanish word meaning "wild men" or "runaway". The Seminole Indians are part of the Creek tribe. The Seminoles lived in a house called a Chickee. They built these simple shelters of thatched roofs supported by poles. The Chickee was fast and easy to build....
  • Seminole Indians
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    The Seminoles who lived in East Florida caused problems for the Americans living there. They would raid and pillage the American settlements. Andrew Jackson went to war with the Seminoles and forced them east to Pensacola. From 1835 to 1842 the federal government fought the Second Seminole War. The Seminole refused to give up their land and Osceola; their leader was determined to fight. He was captured and died in prison. The government sent many of the Seminoles west to Oklahoma. However, some ...

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