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When did the Second Seminole War start?

December 23, 1835 – August 14, 1842

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Thereof, why did the Second Seminole War start?

Second Seminole War, conflict (1835–42) that arose when the United States undertook to force the Seminole Indians to move from a reservation in central Florida to the Creek reservation west of the Mississippi River. It was the longest of the wars of Indian removal.

Beside above, what was the first battle of the Second Seminole War? They refused to leave. A warrior named Osceola led the Seminole in surprise attacks against the Americans. The first battle of the war was known as the Dade Massacre. It occurred when Major Dade was leading a combined Army from Fort Brooke (Tampa) and Fort King (Ocala).

Beside above, when did the first Seminole war start?

1817 – 1858

What was the effect of the Second Seminole War?

Second Seminole War

Date December 23, 1835 – August 14, 1842 (6 years, 7 months, 3 weeks and 1 day)
Result Nominal end to conflict; no peace treaty; approximately 4,000 Seminoles forcibly transported to Indian Territory; approximately 350 Seminoles remained in Florida; unresolved conflict led to Third Seminole War in 1855.

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