Milton Meltzer | Critical Essay by Beryl Robinson

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Critical Essay by Beryl Robinson

"'I have been hunted like a wolf and now I am being sent away like a dog,'" uttered [Henry Wager] Halleck, one of the last leaders of the Seminole resistance, after he had been captured. The destruction of his small band was among the final decisive acts of the U.S. Government in its struggle to conquer the Seminole people during a war that lasted from 1835 to 1842, "America's longest, bloodiest and most costly Indian war." [In Milton Meltzer's Hunted Like a Wolf, the] period of exploitation and conquest that was preface to Halleck's capture forms the bulk of the sober account beginning with the arrival of Columbus…. The story of the Seminoles' eventual subjugation is a sorry one, akin to similar stories from all parts of the country. Well-documented, it reveals how they were destroyed by greed, trickery...

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