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A People's History of Florida 1513-1876

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Contents

 

Introduction / 5

 

Spanish Colonialism and Indigenous Uprisings / 15

 

Spanish Florida: A Refuge of Freedom / 49

 

American Intrusion:

Manifest Destiny, Land Theft, and Slavery Expansion / 77

 

The First Seminole War:

The Real 300 Was At the Suwannee River / 111

 

Containment and Enslavement:

Whites Expand Their Hold of the Florida Territory / 141

 

“A Negro, Not an Indian War”:

The Second Seminole War / 171

 

Achieving Freedom on the Field of Battle:

The First Emancipation Proclamation / 214

 

“A Backwoods Revolution Against Capitalism” / 243

 

The Discontent:

General Slave Resistance in Antebellum Florida / 279

 

“Renewing the Cry of Bread or Blood”:

Class Conflict in Confederate Florida / 316

 

“An Active War for their Liberation”:

Slave Defection in Confederate Florida / 340

 

Slavery with a Human Face:

The Struggle over Land, Labor, and Freedom / 380

 

The End of Reconstruction: Reversing Democracy / 425

 

References / 475

2009 Adam Wasserman

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