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The Seminole Wars in Florida were some of the costliest wars in American history. This lesson will explore those conflicts and will look specifically at the role Black Seminoles played during this time period.

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NCSS Themes:

Time, Continuity, and Change

People, Places, and Environment

Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:

SS.8.A.4.1: Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness.

SS.8.A.4.4: Discuss the impact of westward expansion on cultural practices and migration patterns of Native American and African slave populations.

SS.8.A.4.17: Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.

 

Lesson 3: The Seminole Wars - A brief overview and the role of Black Seminoles

The Seminole Wars in Florida were some of the costliest wars in American history. This lesson will explore those conflicts and will look specifically at the role Black Seminoles played during this time period.