Crazy Snake Rebellion Essay

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Throughout the centuries, America has been through multiple wars, slavery, discrimination, racism, segregation, and trying to unite as a patriotic county. When America was first discovered, it a was new uncharted land and White settlers wanted to show England that they could live by themselves, without help from Parliament. As time progressed, colonies came closer and closer to their freedom, but made a few enemies on their road to patriotism and freedom. Although, America gained its independence on July 4th, 1776, the United States also went through some hard times after becoming a free country.
As Hitler gained power and became stronger during World War II, the United States had remained neutral about war until the attack on Pearl Harbor. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans began to feel
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Crazy Snake’s Rebellion was a war between Creek Indians and American settlers. Crazy Snake was an English translation from his Creek name of Chitto Harjo. Chitto Harjo was a leader of the Four Mothers Society, among the Creek People (Killingsworth). During the 1900s, in a meeting, Crazy Snake found violation in the 1867 Creek Constitution. The followers of Harjo were arrested due to 8th Calvary (Mclntosh). During the year of 1909, in March, a rebellion started that was due to the cause of their African American allies stealing a piece of meat from a local White farmer. Throughout, the first rebellion 1 African American was killed and 42 were captured. On March 27th, there was a second attempt to capture Chitto Harjo. In the end, Chitto Harjo was never captured but he died in Choctaw territory, in Mexico (Killingsworth). At the end of Crazy Snake’s Rebellion, it left 1 killed, 2 wounded, and 42 captured (Mclntosh). After failing to kill Crazy Snake, the rebellion came to an end, but the mysterious remains unsolved about if the smoked meat was actually

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