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Apalachee

(ăp'əlăch`ē), tribe of Native North Americans once centered about Apalachee Bay, NW Florida, belonging to the Muskogean branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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). Prosperous agriculturalists, they fought off the raids of the Creek until early in the 18th cent. Combined Native American and British forces then conquered them, wiping out their villages along with Spanish missions and garrisons. More than 1,000 Apalachee were sold into slavery. Some relocated to W central Louisiana, along the banks of the Red River, where the French granted them land. Descendants of the tribe, which was deprived its land in 1826 and lost government recognition under President Andrew Jackson, still live in Louisiana.
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The English contested Spanish control over what today is Georgia, and ultimately destroyed the Franciscan mission system in Guale, Timucua, and Apalache.
Comparando com os EUA, Bryson (1999) declara como nesse pais a beleza tornou-se algo para onde se vai de carro e, em relacao a natureza voce encontra propostas ou de subjugacao impiedosa ou de deificacao; como algo sagrado e remoto, quase um epifenomeno, situacao percebida na Trilha dos Apalaches.