Chapter 8 Visions of Freedom

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“Benjamin Hawkins trading with the Creek Indians” Unidentified artist, circa 1805, Benjamin Hawkins and the Creek Indian, circa 1805, oil on canvas, 35 7/8 x 49 7/8 inches

Credits: Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC.

  1. In what ways does the artist depict Indians having adopted the kind of social order Hawkins is encouraging?
  2. What elements of traditional Indian culture remain?
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