Indian Removal Act

Indian Removal Act

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  • Earliest People
  • I love my house. I hope we never have to move.
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Lewis and Clark
  • This place is awesome!
  • I know right!
  • The Wichita Tribe just chilling in their house. They lived in beehive shaped houses with thatched grass.
  • Zebulon Pike
  • These are like the deserts in Africa!
  • President Thomas Jefferson expanded the United States by the Louisiana Purchase. French were battling Great Britain and were desperate for money.
  • Stephen Long
  • The Great American Desert
  • After the Louisiana Purchase, The president sent Lewis and Clark to explore the new bought land.
  • Indian Removal Act
  • Zebulon Pike described Kansas as a desert and thought the land was worthless. Compared it to the African deserts.
  • Stephen Long traveled by steamboat and was known for his maps. He labeled the to be Kansas the Great American Desert.
  • The Indians were forced to move to Kansas and other areas.
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