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A Spanish Galleon. Florida Photographic Collection.
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British Reaction

When Spain ceded the territory, almost all of its free blacks sailed with their Spanish allies to Havana. Temporarily, the fugitive slaves of North America lost an important refuge. Within a few years, however, they would find a new haven and, in a Native American community that was just forming, they would gain a new ally in the fight against American bondage.

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Sources: Landers 59.
Background: Outline  l  Images
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 Trail Narrative
 + Prologue
 - Background: 1693-1812
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Spanish Influence
British Reaction
The Seminoles
Revolution
Section Conclusion
 + Early Years: 1832-1838
 + War: 1832-1838
 + Exile: 1838-1850
 + Freedom: 1850-1882
 + Legacy & Conclusion