Red Eagle surrenders to General Jackson

Artist: Rheana Cook
School: Oak Mountain Intermediate, Birmingham

"Red Eagle surrenders to General Jackson"

August 9, 1814: Treaty of Fort Jackson finalized; 23 million acres of Creek territory ceded to the United States, opening up half of the present state of Alabama to white settlement.

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Created: October 11, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435