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  • President Andrew Jackson (1828)
  • The Five Civillized Tribes (1829)
  • Indian Removal Act (1830)
  • Please DONT SHOOT!
  • President __andrew jackson manof the frontier himself, supported the settlers demand for more ___land. He had fought the creekand Seminole people during the War of 1812. In his Inaugural Address, he stated that he intended to move all Native Americans to the trail of tears
  • The Cherokee Nation (1832)
  • As American _settlers moved westby the 1830s, many Native Americans still lived in the_east part of the country. The “Five Civilized Tribes” - Cherokee, Creek, Seminole,sacfox, and Choctaw. These tribes had established _nativesocieties with successful establishment
  • Indian Territory (1834)
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  • In 1830 President _andrew pushed the Indian Removal Act through Congress. The act allowed the federal government to_ Native Americans to move west_. Some native peopleused and most felt they were forced to leavetheir lands. .
  • Trail of Tears (1835)
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  • he ______ however, refused to give up their land. The Cherokee ____ the state of Georgia eventually their case reach the trail of tears Worcester v. Georgia (1832) Chief Justice John _adams ruled that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee. President jacksonsupported Georgia;s efforts to ______ the Cherokee. He declared that he would rule_ the Supreme Court.
  • American settlers wanted to force the ____ _____ to leave their land and move ___ Many Americans settlers believed that the area west of the _trail_ was dry and seemed unsuitable for farming. They thought that if they moved the _westward____to that region, the nation’s conflict for land would be over. In 1834 ____ created the Indian Territory, an area in present day Oklahoma that was set aside for the relocation of Native Americans
  • th 7,000 federal troops, General ________ ______ threatened to use force if the Cherokee did not leave. Filled with sadness and anger, the Cherokee ___people gave in long march to the West began. Around 4,000___people died starvation, disease, and exposure to brutal climate Their forced journey west became known to the as the Trail of Tears.
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