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Why did the US government want to remove the seminole Indians from Florida?

Because the US government wanted to keep the citizens safe. . . . Or because the US government wanted land so that they could cultivate it, use it, build on it and make mone (MORE)

What does Andrew Jackson have to do with the Seminoles and Florida?

Florida was under Spanish control, but they could not control the Seminoles who made raids upon into US territory in GA. Also runaway slaves from the US were allowed to stay i (MORE)

The American general who pursued the seminole native Americans into Florida and seized two spanish forts was?

In 1817, during the First Seminole War, it was General Andrew  Jackson who, charged by President Monroe with the mission of  destroying the Native threat, took to the offens (MORE)