If you want this land you are going to have to fight for it..
Fight for it ?No way we have nothing to fight with but lets fight to win the land.
President Andrew Jackson
I am President Andrew Jackson and people came to kill me because I did not show up to sign papers but I was sick..
Indian Removal Act
Me as in the government will pay you to leave and go live in the west..
NOOOO B we will never get money from you dirty rats to leave our land some of might but a lot are going to refuse
As American lands expanded westward by the 1830s, many Native Americans still lived in the West part of the country. The “Five Civilized Tribes” - Cherokee, Creek, Seminole,Osceola, and Choctaw. These tribes had established _West societies with successful Vegetation .
You Native Americans need to move west because this is now my land because we roll everything around here.
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.
The Cherokee Nation
Im not going to say it again give up your land..
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 Native Americans to leave their land and move West. Many Americans settlers believed that the area west of the 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 Congress created the Indian Territory, an area in present day Oklahoma that was set aside for the relocation of Native Americans.
We don't have to go anywhere because what are you going to do kill us. And did nobody ask if you rolled this place or not .
The Cherokee however, refused to give up their land. They recognize the state of Georgia eventually their case reach the Native Americans. Chief Justice John Marshall ruled that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee. President Jackson supported Georgias efforts to remove the Cherokee. He declared that he would ignore the Supreme Court.
With 7,000 federal troops, General Scott threatened to use force if the Cherokee did not leave. Filled with sadness and anger, the Cherokee leaders gave in and the long march to the West began. Around 4,000 indians died from starvation, disease, and exposure to brutal weather. Their forced journey west became known to the as the Trail of Tears.