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Rebellion End of March 1838     
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Coacoochee
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Coacoochee, or Wildcat. Engraving by N. Orr for Joshua Giddings' Exiles of Florida, based on Orr's own 1848 engraving.
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In contrast to Abraham, Coacoochee refused to surrender, vowing to fight to the end. John Horse must have been torn between these two figures and all that they represented. On the one hand stood the diplomat and pragmatist pulling him toward peace, on the other, the militant, romantic, and staunch Indian ally pulling him toward a life of plunder and war.

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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
+ Liberty or Death
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Noble Savages
Resistance
Liberty or Death
Osceola's Death
Star of the Nation
Jesup's Proclamation
The Decision
Post-Script
Deportation
 + Exile: 1838-1850
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion