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New Eden

English 4 project
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Brent Wright

on 26 September 2012

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Native American Relocation Trail of Tears in the beginning of the 1820's the Cherokee's had their own written laws and constitution formed by which they live.
The indian Removal Act of 1829 provided funds for the relocation of the Native Americans to the east of the Mississippi River.
After this act, the state of Georgia declared that the Cherokee's constitution was invalid
The Cherokee's hired a lawyer to argue their case in the supreme court.
In the late 1836 president martin ordered federal authorities to force the Cherokees to leave. The Beginning Government acts to attack the people.
In 1825 congress set aside the country east of Missouri and Arkansas for indian use.
The tribes in what remained of indian territory petitioned congress to allow them to form the independent indian state of sequoia. congress refused
as of 1837 President martin ordered federal authorities to remove the Cherokees from their land
In the 1840's the U.S. government settled the tribes within the hunting areas of other tribes, often placing them near their enemy tribes.
the 1907 all tribal lands were distributed. The Great Movement Colorado militia under the mayor attacked americam Indian encampments at sand creek and manicured over 200 American Indians
most cherokee's went on foot from georga, accross the central tennesse, western kentucky, southern illinois,southern missouri and northern arkansas, to fort gibson in eastern Oklahoma
president martain stated that if the Native Americans were not willing to move they would be forced by the Government at Gun Point.
Martan forced the Cherokee resestance to live in a temporary detention camp.
the US also defeted the Navajos in 1864 and forced 8000 of there people to take the "Long Walk" By 1839 the Cherokee people had a new government and constitution
By the end of the 19th century the overall population of the native americans was reduced as much as 90%
In 1889 most of the indian land was parceled up and sold
By 1842 almost all of the five civilized tribes, had been removed from their sacred land.
Even today, they still struggle with poverty,poor health, and land ownership. The After Math Citation Page


Garrison, Tim Alan. "Indian Removal and Response." Americans at War. Ed. John P. Resch. Vol. 2: 1816-1900. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 85-89. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 20 Sep. 2012.

"Trail of Tears." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 8. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 1569-1571. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 20 Sep. 2012.

Hoig, Stan. "Trail of Tears." Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Ed. Dinah L. Shelton. Vol. 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. 1043-1045. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 20 Sep. 2012.

"Indian Territory." U*X*L Encyclopedia of U.S. History. Sonia Benson, Daniel E. Brannen, Jr., and Rebecca Valentine. Ed. Lawrence W. Baker and Sarah Hermsen. Vol. 4. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 757-762. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 20 Sep. 2012. The Native American relocation is a social reform. The Government was forcing the native american tribe to move against their will and made to move from their sacred land.
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