Cherokee authorities estimate that 6,000 men, women, and children die on the
1,200-mile march called the
Many Indian tribes live on reservations that cover at least part of the land they originally inhabited, but one tribe was forced thousands of miles...
Dec 4, 2015
Gr 4-6-This series pairs dramatic narrative with visually arresting time lines, resulting in a well-thought-out foray into the years of America's westward expansion.
In 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to ...
Migration from the original Cherokee Nation began in the early 1800's. Some Cherokees, wary of white encroachment, moved west on their own and settled in ...
1838. February, 15,665 people of the Cherokee Nation memorialize congress protesting the Treaty of New Echola. March, Outraged American citizens ...