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The Indian Removal

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on 18 February 2015

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The Indian Removal
Jackson became president 100,000 native americans still lived in the east of Mississippi River.
most were farmers or lives in town
Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, and Creek nations
They lived Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, north Carolina, and Tennessee
The Seminoles lived in Florida
Refused to move
fought 3 wars against removal
forced to move in the 1840’s
Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek
moved west despite lack of essential supplies
walked for 24 hours barefoot through the snow and ice before reaching shelter
creeks and Cherokees
Worcester vs Georgia 1832 - Cherokees won
john Marshall has and his decision , now let him enforce it! - president jackson
indian removal act of 1830
offered lands in the west for land of the east
Native American of the southeast
native americans were forced to move west because many americans believed that native americans stood in the way of american westward expansion
the state of Georgia forced the creek and Cherokee indians off their land
after the war of 1812 the government signed several treaties with several native american groups form the north, and Under those treaties the groups gave up their land and moved west of the Mississippi
The Natives from the south would not move, James Monroe suggested a plan to to move all of the Native Americans east of the Mississippi.
Conflict Over Land
Trail of tears
1831-1833 Choctaws were removed to Oklahoma
American soldiers brought them
Most of the natives had to walk barefoot in the snow and ice

1838-1839 Cherokee removal forced to move to indian territory
the route that they took was called the trail of tears because they walked thousands of miles with little food and water and 4000 out of 15000 died

Seminoles showed most resistance 1840s most Seminoles were forced to move to indian territory
The native americans did not do well on the reservations there were many deaths and they did not know how to grow food or earn money. Most relied on government handouts.
Trail Of Tears
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