Trail of tearsThe events and tragedies oftrail of tears
Trail of Tears
Background information   In Georgia there were many disputes between the    Indians and Georgian   The Indians had been ...
Trail of tears   In 1838 thousands of Indians were forced off land.   Including Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and    Cre...
How did the American government get the Cherokee nation to move from their homeland They  herded 16000 Cherokees into hol...
How did the American government getthe Cherokee nation to move from theirhomeland    The  American government moved all t...
Citations http://www.georgianencyclopedia.org/n  ge/article.jsp:id=h-2722 http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/tr  ailo...
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Trail of Tears

  1. 1. Trail of tearsThe events and tragedies oftrail of tears
  2. 2. Trail of Tears
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Citations http://www.georgianencyclopedia.org/n ge/article.jsp:id=h-2722 http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/tr ailoftears.html http://www.allthingscherokee.com/artcile s-culture-events-osolol.html

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