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  • Five Civilized Tribes
  • We're living our best life.
  • President Andrew Jackson
  • They must leave!
  • Indian Remove Act
  • We don't want to leave.
  • How would you feel if we made you leave your home?
  • As American settlers expanded westward by the 1830s, many Native Americans still lived in the eastern part of the country. The “Five Civilized Tribes” - Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw. These tribes had established farming societies with successful economies.
  • Indian Territory
  • It's way to dry out west.
  • President Andrew Jackson, a man of the frontier himself, supported the settlers demand for Native American land. He had fought the Creek and Seminole peoples during the War of 1812.  In his Inaugural Address, he stated that he intended to move all Native Americans to the Great Plains.
  • Cherokee Nation
  • Maybe we should sue..
  • 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 Americans refused and most felt they were forced to sell their lands.
  • Trail Of Tears
  • American settlers  wanted to force the ____  _____ to leave their land and move ___  Many Americans settlers believed that the area west of the _______ was dry and seemed unsuitable for farming. They thought that if they moved the ____  _______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
  • The Cherokee however, refused to give up their land. They sued the state of Georgia eventually their case reach the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Marshall ruled that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee. President Jackson supported Georgia;s efforts to remove the Cherokee. He declared that he would ignore the Supreme Court.
  • With 7,000 federal troop General Winfield Scott threatened to use force if the Cherokee did not leave. Filled with sadness and anger, the Cherokee capital gave in and the long march to the West began. Around 4,000 Cherokee died from starvation, disease, and exposure to brutal weather. Their forced journey west became known to the as the Trail of Tears.
  • I'm sorry I let you guys down.
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