The US signed a treaty telling the indians that told the Indians that they had to leave their territory.
Indian Removal Act
The Americans than said that the the indians would have to assimilate and become more civilized and adapt the white ultureto stay. The Natives did and were allowed to stay.
Worcester vs. Georgia Supreme Court Case
The Land that the Cherokee own in Georgia are soon found out to have a lot of gold. When this is found out Andre Jackson m
Trail of Tears
The US signed another law called the Indian Removal Act telling the Natives to leave their territory because of the gold on their land.
The Native Americans said that The Indain Removal act was unconstitutional and took it to the supreme court. The chief justice, John Marshal, ruled that the law was unconstitutional and that it could not be passed.
The Natives then had to leave their land. They had to move to present day Olklahoma. The path their was not easy though. Many died from starvation.