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  • 1.   The Seminole Tribe
  • 2. Catagories of Research
    • Origins
    • Facts
    • Actions
    • Impact
  • 3. Origins Where They Came From
  • 4. Origins
    • The Seminoles descended from many tribes, mostly Creek.                                               
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  • 5. Origins
    • Spain encouraged the Seminoles to migrate to Florida.
  • 6. Facts Did You Know?
  • 7. Facts
    • They spoke Muskogee but were capable of 6 more langauges. 
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  • 8. Facts Seminole comes from "cimmaron"   meaning "wild" or "runaway in Spanish
  • 9. Facts
    • Seminoles liked beads.
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    • Women would wear up to twelve pounds of beads while they worked all day.
    All these are beads
  • 10. Facts
    •             Seminoles made shelters called
    Chickees
  • 11. Facts
    • The Seminoles wore a style of clothes called
    "patchwork"
  • 12. Facts
    • The Seminoles preformed the                       
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    • "Green Corn Dance"
    every Spring
  • 13. Facts
    • A Seminole arrow could pierce Spanish armor
  • 14. Actions What they did
  • 15. Actions  
    • The Seminoles are probably best known
    •   for the Seminole Wars.
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    • Here is a summary of each seminole war:
  • 16. The 1st  Seminole War (1817-1818)
  • 17. The 1st Seminole War
    • America attacked the Seminoles in 1817  
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  • 18. The 1st Seminole War
    • Andrew Jackson's army quickly
    • defeated the Seminoles
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  • 19. The 1st Seminole War
    • Andrew Jackson's army quickly
    • defeated the Seminoles
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    •    The war ended one year later in 1818
  • 20. The 1st Seminole War
    • Andrew Jackson's army quickly
    •   defeated the Seminoles
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    •   The war ended one year later in 1818
    Andrew Jackson
  • 21. The 2nd Seminole War (1835-1842)    
  • 22. The 2nd Seminole War  
    • A small number of Seminoles signed "The Treaty of Payne's Landing." 
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    • But when the U.S. army came to enforce the treaty, the Seminoles were ready for war.
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  • 23. The 2nd Seminole War
    • When the war began in 1835,
    • Seminole leaders Jumper, Alligator, Micanopy and Osceola, leading less than 3,000 men were up against more than
    • 30,000 U.S. troops
    Osceola
  • 24. The 2nd Seminole War
    • The U.S. spent $20 million fighting the Seminoles .
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    • That was a lot of money in them days!
  • 25. The 2nd Seminole War
    • Osceola was captured and died of malaria in prison,
    • but the other Seminole leaders kept fighting
    • until they were defeated in 1842
  • 26. The 2nd Seminole War
    • The 2nd Seminole war lasted longer than any war involving the U.S. between
    • the Revolutionary war and the Vietnam war.
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  • 27. The 2nd Seminole War
    • After the war, most Seminoles were relocated West
    • to what is now Oklahoma.  
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  • 29. The 3rd Seminole War (1855-1858)
  • 30. The 3rd Seminole War
    • The third Seminole War was started by conflicts, mainly over land in 1855 .
  • 31. The 3rd Seminole War
    • Constant millitary patrol and rewards for capture brought the Seminole population down to around  200 when the war ended in 1858.
  • 32. But...
    • The remaining
    • Seminoles retreated
    • into the Everglades.
  • 33. They formed the beginings of what is now the Seminole tribe of Florida.
  • 34. Impact The lasting effect the Seminoles had on the Southeast
  • 35. Impacts
      • Inspired a state university
      • Helped to preserve Everglades
      • Started tribal gaming
      • Reminds us of a different way of living
  • 36. Impact - state university
    • Florida State University uses the Seminoles as their "nickname" and Osceola as their mascott because they hold in high esteem the Seminole spirit.
  • 37. The Unconquered Seminoles!
  • 38. Impact - Everglades preservation
    • The Seminoles
    • protected the
    • Everglades by
    • inhabiting them.  
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  • 39. Impact - Everglades preservation
    • The Seminoles
    • protected the
    • Everglades by
    • inhabiting them.  
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    • Otherwise, they'd
    • probably be
    • a golf course!
  • 40.    Controversial Impact - Tribal Gaming
    •   During the 1970's the tribe began a project that would affect tribal people all across America - tribal gaming. Indian gaming today is the mainstay of many tribal economies across the country.
  • 41. Impact - Financially  Successful!
    • The economic stability provided by gaming combined with the cattle, citrus, and other business entrerprises has made the Seminole Tribe of Florida one of the most successful native business peoples in the US today.
  • 42. Impact  - Different Way of Living
    • The traditional Seminole culture, lifestyle and their continued presence - reminds us that we can live more in harmony with nature rather than in dominance over it. 
  • 43. Sources
    • http://www.flheritage.com/facts/reports/names/
    • http://www.seminoletribe.com/
    • http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/seminole.html
    • http://www.abfla.com/1tocf/seminole/semhistory.html
    • http://www.johnhorse.com/images/indiv/semind/
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