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Trail Of Tears

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Bree Blackburn

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What were the threats to the Cherokee Indians? What was the cause of the displacement of the Cherokee indians ? The cause of the Cherokee displacement was that their government forcefully removed them from their homes.

Therefore, they had to go find somewhere else to live. What were the number of Cherokee indians that were displaced? There were aprox. 16,000 Cherokee Indians that were displaced. There were aprox. 4,000 that had gotten ill or injured on there way. The threats to the Cherokee Indians were exposure, hunger, and lack of water. What were the Cherokee Indians destination and what was there transportation after they were removed from there homes? They were trying to find other places to settle. They were traveling by foot. The threats to the refugees were ..

exhaustion What was the role of the parents, charities, and/or government? The role of the parents were that they took their children with them on the journey of finding another place to live. THE CHEROKEE REFUGEES A way this book made a connection to me was that ..
it showed me how good my life was .
That i didn't have to be in the same situation they were in. The way i heard about how the Cherokee lived after the removal made me be more grateful on how my life is The Cherokee indians stories made an effective impact in my life just by learning all the things they went through. Another way it effected my life was that i should be more grateful of what i have... (Frank, 2013) (Berry, 2001) (Berry, 2001) (Berry, 2001) The government gave them little time to collect their belongings The government at some time gave them gun point if they were not ready in time They were forced to leave their homes They were some times separated from their family They were striped from their ancestral lands. They had to find another place to settle Our Video http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/akh10.socst.ush.exp.trail/trail-of-tears/ Six Facts About The Book It was a rude awakening for the Cherokee in May 1838. But in late May 1838, five days before the deadline for voluntary removal, the U.S. Government began the process of forcibly removing the Cherokee people from their ancestral lands. Connect to self One group of Cherokee stayed in the mountains of North Carolina, later joined by others who escaped from the march to Oklahoma The Cherokee’s journey took them more than a thousand miles In the fall, heavy rains made wagon roads impassable Connect to self Connect to self Connect to self Disease became rampant, and many people fell sick Six facts about the book Bibliography Anonymous. "Ross Directed Emigration Detachments." Journal of Cherokee Studies 2 (Summer): 186-87, 1978.

Burnett, John G. "The Cherokee Removal through the Eyes of a Private Soldier." Journal of Cherokee Studies 3 (Summer): 180-85, 1978.

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Cannon, B. B. "An Overland Journey to the West (October-December 1837)." Journal of Cherokee Studies 3 (Summer): 166-73, 1978.

Deas, Lt. Edward. "Emigrating to the West by Boat (April-May 1838)." Journal of Cherokee Studies 3 (Summer): 158-63, 1978.

Foreman, Grant. Indian Removal -The Emigration of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932.

_____. The Five Civilized Tribes: A Brief History and a Century of Progress. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932.

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Hudson, Charles. The Southeastern Indians. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1976.

King, Duane H., and E. Raymond Evans, Editors. "The Trail of Tears: Primary Documents of the Cherokee Removal." Journal of Cherokee Studies 3 (Summer): 131-90, 1978.

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Lightfoot, B. B. "The Cherokee Emigrants in Missouri, 1837 -1839." Missouri Historical Review 56 (January): 156-67, 1962.

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Thornton, Russell. "Cherokee Population Losses during the Trail of Tears: A New Perspective and a New Estimate." Ethnohistory 31 (4): 289-300, 1984.

_____. The Cherokees: A Population History. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1990.

Wilkins, Thurman. Cherokee Tragedy: The Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1986. Six Facts About the book the Cherokee people from their homelands in the southeastern United States to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) in 1838 - 1839. The forced march of 1,000 miles, during which 4,000 Cherokees died, was the result of a longstanding effort to dislodge five tribes who stood in the way of white settlers who wanted Indian lands for cotton farming. The tribes targeted had actually been known as "The Five Civilized Tribes," as they tended to adopt the farming practices of white settlers. The Cherokee’s journey took them more than a thousand miles Disease became rampant, and many people fell sick The descendants of those survivors now make up the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, with a membership of more than 165,000. Children's story's "Long time we travel on way to new land. People feel bad when they leave old nation. Women cry and make sad wails. Children cry and many men cry, and all look sad like when friends die, but they say nothing and just put heads down and keep on go towards West. Many days pass and people die very much. We bury close by Trail" (Ehle, 2003) (Ehle, 2003) (Ehle, 2003) (Berry. 2001)
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