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    • Indian Removal
    • The Indians
      • The “Five Civilized Tribes”
        • Chickasaw
        • Choctaw
        • Creek
        • Seminole
        • Cherokee
          • It was a crime in the Cherokee Nation to sell land to the Americans
    • Events Leading to the Act
      • Georgians felt that they had a right to the land the Cherokee were occupying.
      • Some tribes violently resisted encroachment
      • Cherokee Constitution nullified Georgia’s laws.
        • The Cherokee Nation adopted its Constitution in order to become a state. However, they ran into a problem: The constitution did not allow a state to be created within another without the approval of the latter. Thus, Georgia called for the removal of Indians within its lands. This lead to a later court case.
    • Indian Policy
      • Jefferson and Washington (assimilation)
      • Andrew Jackson (removal)
      • East of Mississippi to West of Mississippi
      • First half of the 19 th century
      • Jackson felt he was saving Native American culture
    • Indian Removal Act of 1830
      • Signed into law by Andrew Jackson
      • Strongly supported in the South
      • Inevitable removal of Native Americans
      • Most European Americans supported the act
    • Court Cases after the Act
      • Cherokee Tribe takes Georgia legislature to the Supreme Court ( Cherokee Nation vs. Georgia , 1831)
        • Sympathy for Native American position, but the Cherokee Nation was denied the right to be recognized as a foreign nation.
      • Worcester vs. Georgia (1832): John Marshall ruled that the states had no right to extend its authority over the Cherokee in its borders
    • Important Treaties
      • Treaty of Fort Jackson (1814)
        • Ended for the Creek Nation in the South
      • Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek (1830)
        • First treaty with Native Americans
        • One of the largest land acquisitions in time of peace
      • Treaty of New Echota (1836)
        • Treaty with the Cherokee
    • The Trail of Tears
      • 1830s
      • 17,000 Choctaw (1831)
      • 2,500-6,000 died along the way
      • 15,000 Cherokee were marched West by the US army (1838-1839)
      • 4,000 died along the way
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    • Military Conflict
      • Black Hawk War of 1832
      • Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War (1835-1842)
        • Most expensive war with Indians