The Trail of Tears is a term commonly used to describe the path that the Cherokee Native American tribe was forced to travel after being removed from its homelands by English settl...
The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations.
The phrase "Trail of Tears" originated from a description of the removal of the
Choctaw Nation in 1831. Between 1830 and 1850, the Chickasaw, Choctaw, ...
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A Brief History of the Trail of Tears. Migration from the original Cherokee Nation
began in the early 1800's. Some Cherokees, wary of white encroachment, ...
The Cherokee people called this journey the "Trail of Tears," because of its
devastating effects. The migrants faced hunger, disease, and exhaustion on the ...
Travel the Trail. Walk trail segments, and visit museums, parks, cemeteries,
cabins, and forts connected to the Trail of Tears journey for five Indian tribes.
What happened on the Trail of Tears? Federal Indian Removal Policy. Early in
the 19th century, the United States felt threatened by England and Spain, who ...
The Trail of Tears and the Forced Relocation of the Cherokee Nation. [Photo]
Trail Remnant on the Land Route. (Tennessee Department of Environment and ...