|Maroons and the Jamaican frontier zones of the eighteenth century
||Throughout the eighteenth century, Jamaican maroons, or original bands of
runaway slaves, utilized frontier zones to maintain independence. Frontier zones were
desolate, unoccupied areas that no group fully controlled because of the harsh
|Colonial identifications for native Americans in the Carolinas, 1540-1790
||In the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries the powers of Europe competed in
an imperial struggle for control of the Americas. While exploring the Americas, Europeans
encountered people whose descendents had lived in the Americas for te...