In the late 1700s and early 1800s, american settlers moved West. The settlers wanted more land. They saw forest the Cherokee's used, for hunting. The settlers figured that the could use the land for farming, but the Indians stood in the way of progress.
Can you give us two years?
The government began pushing the Indians off their land, but decided to give them two years.
Two years later, the soldiers came to move the Indians west.They started on a long hard march West on 1838.
The Americans came and told them to move West in two years.
Two years later they started their long brutal march West.
On the way thousands of Indians died from hunger, thirst, or froze to death.