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Latest book release in the ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Series – Removal


Our latest book in the Alabama Footprints series, ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS – Removal includes many of the speeches, letters and methods used by the U. S. Government to remove the Native Americans from the South.


Makes a great gift!

(Also available as a Kindle book here)


This book documents many of the treaties, enticement, and reasons why the Native-American were forced to leave the South. Beginning with President Thomas Jefferson, the actual excerpts of letters and transcriptions of speeches, and plans of the government made by all parties are included in the book. Through intrigue, greed, and murder, Native-American rights were extinguished in their homeland.

This makes the seventh book in the series. Do you have all the books from the Alabama Footprints Series? Books make great gifts!

If you would like a signed book – contact Donna R. Causey at [email protected] with your request.  Click here to see all books by Donna R. Causey



Stories include

The true story of the first Mardi Gras in America and where it took place

The Mississippi Bubble Burst – how it affected the settlers

Did you know that many people devoted to the Crown settled in Alabama-

Sophia McGillivray- what she did when she was nine months pregnant

Alabama had its first Interstate in the early days of settlement



Stories include

A Russian princess settling in early Alabama

How the early setters traveled to Alabama and the risks they took

A ruse that saved immigrants lives while traveling through Native-American Territory

Alliances formed with the Native-Americans

How an independent republic, separate from the United States was almost formed in Alabama



Stories include

The Yazoo land fraud

Daily life as an Alabama pioneer

The capture and arrest of Vice-president Aaron Burr

The early life of William Barrett Travis, hero of the Alamo;

Description of Native-Americans of early Alabama & the visit by Tecumseh

Treaties and building the first roads in Alabama



Stories include

Tecumseh Causes Earthquake

Terrified Settlers Abandon Farms

Survivor Stories From Fort Mims Massacre

Hillabee Massacre

Threat of Starvation Men Turn To Mutiny

Red Eagle After The War



Stories include

The Birth of Twickenham

Captain Slick – Fact or Fiction

Vine & Olive Company

The Death of Stooka

President Monroe’s Surprise Visit To Huntsville



Stories include

Who Controlled And Organized The New State of Alabama?

Tuscaloosa Had Three Other Names

Chandelier Falls & Capitol Burns

Alabama Throws Parties For General LaFayette

Francis Scott Key Was Sent to Alabama To Solve Problems



Stories include

Intrigue and murder after Treaty at Indian Springs

President Adams and Governor in a stand-off

Gold causes Expulsion of the Cherokees

Cherokee Chief Ross became homeless

Plan For Indian Removal Started With President Thomas Jefferson

About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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  1. Lindley Lott Mary

    Who is this, do you know his name, ?

    1. Alabama Pioneers

      The picture is of Chief Ho-po-eth-le-yo-ho-lo – Creek Indian Chief who was a main spokesman duing this time for the Creeks. Many of his speeches have been included in the new book.

  2. Clem Clapp

    Should be a good one.

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