Chief black hawk leader of the fox and sauk tribes was a victim of the government 's “persuasive” tactics meaning they tortured and abused the natives to get them to sign treaties but some florida indians fought back for several years but the U.S. had power, weapons and numbers. More native fought back such as the seminole tribe fought against the act and it was called the Seminole Wars. there were three separate “wars”. It started as natives responding to getting pushed off their land. In the end, white started to provoke violence so they could be justified in killing natives.
He fought the Seminoles in Florida in a war known as the "First Seminole War" in 1817 just seven years before his election into the presidency. The Seminole tribe was the only one of the Five Civilized Tribes to resist the government 's relocation efforts and they did so violently. The Seminole tribe resisted the Removal Act by fighting in the Florida swamps from 1835-1842. (Foner, 304)This war cost the U.S. army 1,500 soldiers, while the Seminoles lost only 500 members of their tribe. Unable to maintain their resistance finally in 1842, the U.S. government imprisoned the Seminoles and forced them to Fort Gibson.
The 1818 attack on Pensacola was the last military action in the First Seminole War. The U.S. had received information that the Spanish were supplying weapons, ammunition, and supplies in their fight with the United States. General Jackson and his men set off to Pensacola and upon arrival found the Spanish Troops had taken shelter in the newly built Fort Barrancas. After both sides exchanged artillery fire’ for a few days, the fort was rendered inhabitable from artillery shells which hit a magazine causing the wooden structures to burn. Three times Jackson demanded the surrender of the fort, and three times Masot refused it.
Many found the law to be unjust and refused to obey it(pg.11-13). Abraham Lincoln stated "A House Divided Against Itself Will Not Stand." 1855 Stephen Douglas won the senate seat against Abraham Lincoln(pg.16-20). On October 16, 1859 JOHN Brown with 21 men attacked the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry Virginia. He was going to try to arm as many slaves as he could.
In 1919, Walter White was finally discovered to be black and had to go on the run for a while. He then used his experience from all of his "forty-two lynching",(Watson 3), investigations to write books on this subject. One book, for example, is called The Fire and the Flint. This book is about a doctor returning to the south only to be lynched.
Not to mention the fact that two of his sons died and not being able to capture John Wilkes Booth after he made a terrible mistake for shooting one of the country leaders in the war. John had the whole Union army after him and might 've been shot in the neck but other stories say otherwise. In the end John died and paid for his dear mistake. Allan influenced other police in the later times after the war. They started to open more and more police and detective agency 's after that.
“The fighting in Bexar raged with a house-to-house assault unlike anything the Mexican army had before experienced” (Lee, n.d.). General Cos’ surrendered from the Alamo on December 9, 1835 with 200 of his men dead and many more wounded. The Mexican surrender and the siege of the Alamo brought immediate retaliation from Santa Anna. He quickly assembled a force of 8,000 men and pushed mercilessly towards Texas. He was determined to crush all opposition and teach the Texans a lesson (Lee,
“ On the 29th of October 1869, [the Klansmen] broke my door open, took me to the woods and whipped me three hours or more and left me for dead.” “ About two days before they whipped me they offered me $5,000 to go with them and said they would pay me $2,500 in cash if I would let another man go to the legislature in my place.”. The KKK tried to silence a former slave who ended up becoming a Georgia State Legislature to drain the support of Reconstruction policies and to attack the empowerment of the African-American community he represented. As political violence was still a thing in the South the North started to become weary of fighting for equal rights. “ many Northern voters shifted their attention to such national concerns as the Panic of 1873 and corruption in Grant’s administration… Although political violence continued in the South… the tide of public opinion in the North began to turn against Reconstruction policies.”. Because of the economic depression of 1873 and corruption in the Grant Administration, Reconstruction policies became less
Yet, a lasting effect took place after a war and fruit picking that shattered relations with the tribes for years to come. King Philip’s War began as a result of political tension, for the leader, Metacom, suspected the English of murder. He, however, managed peace for a number of years, until the English began making accusations against him. The Native Americans began to launch raids and attacks on the settlers, but nothing of substantial size. They were defeated in 1676, around the time of Metacom’s death.
In October 1859, the U.S. military arms stockpile at Harper 's Ferry was the objective of a strike by a furnished band of abolitionists drove by John Brown (1800-59).The attack was planned to be the first stage in an involved arrangement to build up an autonomous fortification of liberated slaves in the mountains of Maryland and Virginia. Brown was caught amid the attack and later sentenced conspiracy and hanged, however the strike kindled white Southern reasons for alarm of slave uprisings and expanded the mounting strain in the middle of Northern and Southern states before the American Civil War (1861-65). John Brown was Conceived in Connecticut in 1800 and brought up in Ohio, John Brown originated from a staunch Calvinist and abolitionist
Local troops had killed eight of his people. And after that U.S marines killed two more of his men, and the captured Brown. On December 2, 1859 he was hanged for treason. The south looked at Brown as a murderer. Although Brown was against slavery and slavery is bad, he did still murder a lot of people who supported slavery in Kansas.
Around 5 P.M. Jackson released his troops on the right flank. While screaming the “Rebel Yell,” Jackson and his troops devastated the Union 11th corps and pushed them back for 2 miles, however, the feeling of victory was short lived. Stonewall Jackson fell mortally wounded when his own men opened fire on him while he and his fellow leaders of the corps returned from a recon mission to reorganise his troops and find the Union lines because they thought it was a Union charge. The skirmishes and games of wits of the first two days gave way to a huge slugging match on May 3rd on 3 sides of the Chancellorsville intersection. General Hooker abandoned a key position in a move of naϊveness while the Confederate artillery bombarded the surrounding area from a high-ground position.
He defends his Regiment again when black soldiers were paid less than whites. On the way to fight in the war, the 54th is ordered to sack a Georgia town and burn it. After first rejecting, Shaw obeys the order and the town is destroyed. Their first battle is a
Brown went on to hire a drillmaster named Hugh Forbes to train his 21 followers including his sons. His plan was to gather escaped slaves along the way to the Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Before he left he wanted Frederick Douglass to accompany him, but Fredrick Douglass declined citing “it was a suicide mission”. On the night of October 16, 1859, Brown and his followers overran the arsenal of Harpers Ferry. They seized the armory and seven people were killed while a dozen others were wounded.
Indian removal President andrew jackson signed a law on may 28, 1830. The law was called the Indian Removal. A few tribes went peacefully but some did not want to go and leave their home. In 1838-39 the cherokee were forcefully removed from their homes. 4,000 cherokee died on this trip which became known as “The trail of Tears”.