Creek Confederacy

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a North American Indian confederacy organized by the Muskogee that dominated the southeastern part of the United States before being removed to Oklahoma

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Because Okfuskee enjoyed such a privileged place in Charlestown's trade, its leaders were jealous when in the 1750s the larger Creek Confederacy began to favor Savannah and Lower Creek towns in Georgia's favor grew prominent in Creek national affairs.
By 1791 William Bartram, son of the Quaker botanist John Bartram, wrote as follows in his exhaustively titled Travels through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Counttr, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Choctaws; Containing an Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of those Regions, together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians:
This new title by the University of North Carolina Press follows the usual history about the Creek Confederacy of Alabama and Georgia from colonial times, Trail of Tears, Creek Na-| tion, Oklahoma civil wars and the aftermath.
In the last decades of the 18th century the internal organization of the Creek Confederacy was revolutionized by Alexander McGillivray, the son of a Scottish trader.