Indian Removal
Westward expansion for the
United States
The Society for Propagating the
Gospel Among Indians
$20,000 was given
to missionaries to
give Native
Americans
opportunit...
The Cherokees of Georgia
They wrote a new
constitution that established
a judiciary and legal system.
The Cherokees of Geo...
Cherokees’ Appeal to the
Supreme Court
Not once, but three times
the Native Americans
appealed to the Supreme
Court.
“John...
Indian Removal Act
Established in
1830
This gave American
soldiers the right to
forcibly remove any Native
Americans east ...
The Trail of Tears
The Black Hawk War
Seminole Guerilla Warfare
1832
Future president Abraham Lincoln
was one of the lieutenants leading
the ...
Where are Native Americans
now?
Questions?
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Trailoftears 5

  1. 1. Indian Removal
  2. 2. Westward expansion for the United States
  3. 3. The Society for Propagating the Gospel Among Indians $20,000 was given to missionaries to give Native Americans opportunities to learn agricultural techniques
  4. 4. The Cherokees of Georgia They wrote a new constitution that established a judiciary and legal system. The Cherokees of Georgia made a gallant effort to “civilize” their people and adapt the white man’s way of living. A new alphabet and number system was introduced into Native American culture.
  5. 5. Cherokees’ Appeal to the Supreme Court Not once, but three times the Native Americans appealed to the Supreme Court. “John Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it.” -Andrew Jackson The Supreme Court all but ignored the Cherokees.
  6. 6. Indian Removal Act Established in 1830 This gave American soldiers the right to forcibly remove any Native Americans east of the Mississippi River. The Five Civilized Tribes (Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Seminoles) were impacted the most.
  7. 7. The Trail of Tears
  8. 8. The Black Hawk War Seminole Guerilla Warfare 1832 Future president Abraham Lincoln was one of the lieutenants leading the battle against the Indians. This was a quick loss for Native Americans. 1837Seminole chief Osceola was taken captive two years after the war began; the war continued for five years after that. In 1844 the Seminole Indians fled deeper into the Everglades. The rest were taken to a reservation in Oklahoma.
  9. 9. Where are Native Americans now?
  10. 10. Questions?

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