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Indianremoval

  1. 1. Indian Removal Nik
  2. 2. Reasons Leading to Removal <ul><li>Indian lands were desired by white settlers and land speculators. </li></ul><ul><li>The Indians were viewed as an empirical threat to national security because they had been incited against the united states through out history. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tribes Effected <ul><li>The tribes that were most effected were the ones that had trusted and assimilated the most, they were considered the five “civilized tribes.” </li></ul><ul><li>The Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole, and Cherokee </li></ul>
  4. 4. Indian Removal Act of 1830 <ul><li>Passed under heated debate in the 23rd session of congress under the Jackson administration </li></ul><ul><li>Promised Indians equal lands west of the Mississippi if they surrendered rights to their lands in the east. </li></ul><ul><li>Was meant to be voluntary but was often coerced and forced upon the Indians. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trail of Tears <ul><li>Removed the five civilized tribes from the deep south to the Indian Territory in present day Oklahoma. </li></ul><ul><li>Many Indians died of exposure and in many cases were not allowed to bring anything more than what they could carry on their backs. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Results of the Removal <ul><li>25 million acres was opened for settlement </li></ul><ul><li>Roughly 4,000 Cherokee died </li></ul><ul><li>Some Indians decided to stay and become citizens </li></ul><ul><li>The Seminoles resisted and were eventually forced to leave. </li></ul>

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