Aggression and sufferings : settler violence, native resistance, and the coalescence of the Old South /

"In 1823, Tennessee historian John Haywood encapsulated a foundational sentiment among the white citizenry of Tennessee when he wrote of a 'long continued course of aggression and sufferings' between whites and Native Americans. According to F. Evan Nooe, 'aggression' and &#...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nooe, F. Evan (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2024]
Series:Indians and southern history.
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Table of Contents:
  • "Endeavors to put the guilty to death": systems of violence in the American South
  • "Baptized in the blood": settler death and consecrating Native dispossession
  • "Thoroughly aroused to vengeance": the invasion of Creek country
  • "Half peace, half war": perpetual violence on the southern border
  • "Gallant sons of the South": native expulsion and civic militarism
  • "Suffering seldom equaled": sharing memories of white victimization
  • "Result of this great conquest": sectionalism and southern coalescence.