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Rebellion March to April 1837     
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Fort Brooke at Tampa Bay
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"Tampa Bay on the Gulf of Mexico." Published by Gray & James in 1837, this hand-colored lithograph offers a view of Fort Brooke as it appeared at the time of the armistice. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZC4-4422.
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Jesup took the criticism in stride. He said that if the public had approved of his treaty, he would have doubted its efficacy. The general had reason to feel optimistic. Seminole allies were gathering by the hundreds at Fort Brooke near Tampa Bay. As the rebels put down their arms and prepared for emigration, the war-torn region finally enjoyed an interval of peace.

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Sources: Mahon 201, Kieffer 166, ASPMA 7: 795, 837.
Part 2, War: Outline  l  Images
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 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 + Background: 1693-1812
 + Early Years: 1812-1832
 - War: 1832-1838
+ Prelude to War
+ Revenge
+ Deceit
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Jesup's Tactics
Hostages
The Diplomat
Peace
Slaveholders
Betrayal
Escape
Rage
White Flags
+ Liberty or Death
 + Exile: 1838-1850
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion