Background information In Georgia there were many disputes between the Indians and Georgian The Indians had been living on land for thousands of years Manifest Destiny Andrew Jacksons “Indian Removal Act” Cherokee resistance (Worchester vs. Georgia 1832) Supreme court found it constitutional after.
Trail of tears In 1838 thousands of Indians were forced off land. Including Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek. President ignoring Worchester vs. Georgia and pushes Indian removal. Suffered cold, illness, and starvation Afterward they revived national intuitions in Indian territory and continued as an independent nation.
How did the American government get the Cherokee nation to move from their homeland They herded 16000 Cherokees into holding camps to wait for removal. Indians who tried to flee were shot. Those who waited in the camps suffered from malnutrition.
How did the American government getthe Cherokee nation to move from theirhomeland The American government moved all the tribes to the west and when they did they called it the trail of tears and many tribes died. The American goal was to open up the lands east of the Mississippi river for the white settlers. The Americans created many oppressive anti-Indian land.