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The Trail of Tears

Andrew Jackson and Indian Removal

Andrew Verticchio

on 12 May 2011

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Transcript of The Trail of Tears

The Trail of Tears Indian Removal
1.What was Jefferson's vision of America?
2.How did the Cherokees practice spirituality?
3.In what ways did the Cherokees take Jefferson's advice?
4.Why, despite following Jefferson's advice, were the Cherokees removed?
5.About how many died on the "Trail of Tears?"6.While Jackson hoped to be called "Great Father" by the Cherokees, what name did they actually use? Cherokee Nation Appeals to Supreme Court
1.What did the Cherokees do to resist removal?
2.How did Jackson respond to the Supreme Court's decision? Your Task:
Write a letter to Andrew Jackson explaining your position on Indian removal.

Make sure they remember they are addressing the president and you should include facts to back up your ideas.
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