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Indian Removal Act


The Indian Removal Act was passed by Congress on May 26, 1830, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson, who signed it into law two days later. The law ...

Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents in American History (Virtual ...


The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in  ...

Indian Treaties and the Removal Act of 1830 - Office of the Historian


The U.S. Government used treaties as one means to displace Indians from their tribal lands, a mechanism that was strengthened with the Removal Act of 1830.

Indian Removal Act | HistoryNet


Facts, information and articles about Indian Removal Act, from American History ... in 1829, President Andrew Jackson signed this into law on May 28, 1830.

History and Text of The Indian Removal Act of 1830


In 1830, President Andrew Jackson instituted the Indian Removal Act, which required the Native Americans to be moved west of the Mississippi River. Read the ...

Our Documents - President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress ...


On December 6, 1830, in a message to Congress, President Andrew Jackson ... The Indian Removal Act was passed to open up for settlement those lands still ...

Indian Removal Act, 1830


The Indian Removal Act of 1830. [The Indian Removal Act, signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, was controversial and divisive at the ...

History and Culture: Indian Removal Act - 1830 - American Indian ...


Signed into law in 1830 by President Andrew Jackson, the Indian Removal Act provided for the general resettlement of Native Americans from east of the ...

NATIVE HISTORY ASSOCIATION - The Indian Removal Act of 1830


The Indian Removal Act of 1830, the legislation that spurred the ethnic cleansing of America in the nineteenth century.

Indian Removal Act of 1830 - Studyworld


studyworld. Indian Removal Act of 1830. INTRODUCTION. On May 26, 1830, the Indian Removal Act of 1830 was passed by the Twenty-First Congress of the ...

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Indian removal - PBS


These Indian nations, in the view of the settlers and many other white Americans, ... In 1830, just a year after taking office, Jackson pushed a new piece of legislation ... Some chose to stay in Mississippi under the terms of the Removal Act..

Trail of Tears - Native American History - HISTORY.com


Find out how Andrew Jackson's controversial Indian Removal Act paved the way for ... At the beginning of the 1830s, nearly 125,000 Native Americans lived on ...

Removal Act of 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 the river Mississippi.