1825 - Creeks cede lands

Creek land cessions led inevitably to their complete removal a decade later.

        By means of an illegal treaty which was ultimately rejected by President John Quincy Adams, the Creeks ceded all lands in Georgia and Alabama for a $25,000 bribe to their chief, William McIntosh, a mixed-blood who was killed by his own people for his treachery.

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