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William McIntosh

William McIntosh was the controversial chief of the Creeks in early-nineteenth-century Georgia. he had general support of the United States and its efforts to obtain cessions of Creek territory alienated him from many Creeks who opposed white encroachment on Indian land. He supported General Andrew Jackson in the Creek War of 1813-14, also known as the Red Stick War and part of the War of 1812 conflict (1812-15), and in the First Seminole War (1817-18). His participation in the drafting and signing of the Treaty of Indian Springs of 1825 led to his execution by a contingent of Upper Creeks led. from: georgiaencyclopedia.org

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