Feb 5, 2014
In 1830, President Andrew Jackson instituted the
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.
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Passed on May 28, 1830, The
In 1830, just a year after taking office, Jackson pushed a new piece of legislation
called the "
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 ...
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