With the ratification of the Treaty of Paris in 1784, the original 13 colonies and the original borders of the United States came into being. However, no one consulted with Native American tribes regarding this massive land grant.
Ugala Yacabe or “Wolf’s Friend,” the rival of Piominko, signed the Mobile Treaty in June, 1784 — placing the Chickasaws under Spain’s protection. With this knowledge, American agents invited Piominko and others to their own negotiations.
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