Andrew Jackson made a removal act to remove the Indians out of Georgia. They were born there and they were just forced out.
Indian removal act
This is your new home
In 1848, James Marshall found gold in California. The news spread across the country and a lot of people rushed to California. These people were called the 49ers.
OMG!!! I found gold
Worcester v Georgia
Worcester was a non native american missionary. He wanted Cherokee to stay while Georgia wanted then out so they had to go to court about it. Andrew was forcing them out but Worcester didin't want that.
The cherokee were given $5 million and a reservation in Oklahoma. They never saw the money.
Treaty of New Echota
I will give you the money when you leave
They won't see a cent
The Cherokee protested against the U.S. for being unfair
Trail of tears
In 1838, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands and to migrate to an area in Oklahoma. This was called The Trail of Tears
This isn't fair, why do we have to give up our land