General: We told you that you had two years to get ready to move. Indian Chief: But my people didn't even sign that treaty saying you could have our land!
The U.S. government began to work hard to push American Indians out of their land and force them westward beyond the Mississippi River. Where the Americans say that the tribe will not hinder the reconciliation of the United States..In the spring of 1838, 7,000 American soldiers arrived. They came to gather Cherokee in New Echota, Georgia, and elsewhere in the southeast, forcing them to leave their homes.
Some soldiers abused Cherokees, but others felt sorrow towards them. The general in command believes that he saw tears in the eyes of some troops. Cherokee has been warned for two years, the upcoming day, but many tribesmen are still not ready. They begged to collect more time, but the soldiers refused
A group of American colonists waited for the Cherokee to leave. march to a strange new place hundreds of miles away. Then, in the late 1700s and early 19th century, white settlers in the United States began to travel steadily to the West. Settlers saw the forests Cherokee and other tribes used to hunt as land that could be cleared up and used by American farmers. Only American Indians stand on the road to progress