Cherokee authorities estimate that 6,000 men, women, and children die on the
1,200-mile march called the
Video: The Cherokee & the
Dec 4, 2015
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 ...
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1838. February, 15,665 people of the Cherokee Nation memorialize congress protesting the Treaty of New Echola. March, Outraged American citizens ...
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 ...