President Andrew_ Jackson, a man of the frontier himself, supported the settlers demand for More land. He had fought the Cherokee and Seminole people during the War of 1812. In his Inaugural Address, he stated that he intended to move all Native Americans to the Indian reserve.
The Cherokee Nation(1832)
I refuse to give up my precious Land
As American territory_ expanded westward by the 1830s, many Native Americans still lived in the north__ part of the country. The “Five Civilized Tribes” - Cherokee, Creek, Seminole,Chickasaw__, and Choctaw. These tribes had established new_societies with successful _Growth.
this land Is weak
In 1830 President Jackson pushed the Indian Removal Act through Congress. The act allowed the federal government to Pay Native Americans to move West. Some Native American refused and most felt they were forced to give their lands. .
Trail Of Tears(1835)
I will start world war 2 in this piece if you dont leave NOW!!
The Cherokee_ however, refused to give up their land. They the state of Georgia eventually their case reach the Senate. In Worcester v. Georgia (1832) Chief Justice John Adams ruled that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee. President Jefferson supported Georgia;s efforts to Move the Cherokee. declared that he would Take it to the Supreme Court.
American settlers wanted to force the ____ _____ to leave their land and move them Many Americans settlers believed that the area west of the Missisipi was dry and seemed unsuitable for farming. They thought that if they moved the Native Americans_to that region, the nation’s conflict for land would be over. In 1834 Jefferson created the Indian Territory, an area in present day Oklahoma that was set aside for the relocation of Native Americans
With 7,000 federal troops, General ________ ______ threatened to use force if the Cherokee did not leave. Filled with sadness and anger, the Cherokee Nation gave in and the long march to the West began. Around 4,000 People died from starvation, disease, and exposure to brutal Force_. Their forced journey west became known to the as the Trail of Tears.