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An Act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the states or territories, and for their removal west of the river Mississippi.
Sep 17, 2007
In 1830, just a year after taking office, Jackson pushed a new piece of legislation
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The Removal Act 28 May 1830. An Act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the states or territories, and for their removal west of ...
Indian Treaties and the Removal Act of 1830. The U.S. Government used treaties as one means to displace Indians from their tribal lands, a mechanism that was ...