Indian removal storyboard
Updated: 2/10/2020
Indian removal storyboard
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Storyboard Description

Indira powers, Ella sprague

Storyboard Text

  • Before American westward Expansion
  • Then the white people came
  • They wanted to expand west...
  • Everything was as it had been for many years, tribes fought from time from time, over land and such, but it was consistant and mostly peaceful.
  • Trail of Tears
  • At first we fought a little but eventually we were peaceful sharing food and advice.We were getting use to the tension and peace with the white people, but they wanted more.
  • Andrew Jackson
  • They tried to convince us to give up our land, some went peacefully, and if we didn't they forced us. Some were convinced to sign peace treaties that said they would willingly move from their land.
  • They removed us
  • Entire tribes were killed, or forced to walk long journeys to lands across the mississippi. One of the tribes forced to walk long distances were the cherokee. It was a horrible journey now know as the Trail of Tears that killed many.
  • The cruel man who wanted all of this to happen was their leader, his name was Andrew Jackson. He wanted our land to build all sorts of things like plantations with things called cotton gins. He believed that we were´nt humans and didn´t deserve our land, that we needed to be removed.
  • All though it took longer then they may have liked, but eventually the white man either removed
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