- Ratification of the First Treaty of Indian Springs
January 8, 1821 Migration/Transportation, Race-Relations
Prior to the early 18th Century, most of Georgia was home to American Indians belonging to two groups of Native-Americans; the Cherokee Nation and a southeastern alliance known as the Creek Confederacy. The First Treaty of Indian Springs marks Georgia's first of many governmental and territorial struggles with its Native American population. The provisions of the treaty gave the U.S. government land...