Podcast: Runaway slaves, Negro Fort and Andrew Jackson

On this week’s Florida History Podcast we discuss the Negro Fort on the Apalachicola River, manned by runaway slaves and armed by the British. The pro-slavery United States under General Andrew Jackson attacked the fort in 1816, violating Spain sovereignty, killing 334 mostly African-American defenders.

By JW1805 at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8116708

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