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The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears We are now about to take our leave and kind farewell to our native land, the country that Great Spirit gave our Fathers, we are on the eve of leaving that country that gave us birth… it is with sorrow we are forced by the white man to quit the scenes of our childhood…we bid farewell to it and all we hold dear. This is the way that Cherokee Vice Chief Charles Hicks described, in 1838, the emotions that must have been felt after the mistreatment and the abuse that was wrought
The Trail Of Tears
The Trail Of Tears
The Trail Of Tears The Trail of Tears, was it unjust and inhumane? What happened to the Cherokee during that long and treacherous journey? They were brave and listened to the government, but they recieved unproductive land and lost their tribal land. The white settlers were already emigrating to the Union, or America. The East coast was burdened with new settlers and becoming vastly populated. President Andrew Jackson and the government had to find a way to move people to the West to make room.
The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears We are now about to take our leave and kind farewell to our native land, the country that Great Spirit gave our Fathers, we are on the eve of leaving that country that gave us birth... it is with sorrow we are forced by the white man to quit the scenes of our childhood...we bid farewell to it and all we hold dear. This is the way that Cherokee Vice Chief Charles Hicks described, in 1838, the emotions that must have been felt after the mistreatment and the abuse that was wrough
Eagerly I pick up a Newspaper from the corner store On the cover an ar
Eagerly I pick up a Newspaper from the corner store On the cover an ar
Eagerly, I pick up a Newspaper from the corner store. On the cover an article reads “INDIAN REMOVAL COMPLETED” Unbidden memories come to mind, and I remember seeing the Indian tribe known as the Cherokee march through my town. I saw weak and fatigued people forced to walk across almost 3 states to their new home that they have never seen before. The combined impact of being physically tortured and starved, and the emotional pain of being uprooted from land they’ve owned for generation, was too
The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted American consciences si
The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted American consciences si
The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted American consciences since the arrival of Andrew Jackson’s Presidency in March of 1829. The events that had transpired after the implementation of his Indian policy are indeed heinous and continually pose questions of morality for all generations. Ancient Native American tribes were forced from their ancestral homes in an effort to increase the aggressive expansionism of white settlers during the early years of the United States. The most notable e
The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears The Trail of Tears, was it unjust and inhumane? What happened to the Cherokee during that long and treacherous journey? They were brave and listened to the government, but they recieved unproductive land and lost their tribal land. The white settlers were already emigrating to the Union, or America. The East coast was burdened with new settlers and becoming vastly populated. President Andrew Jackson and the government had to find a way to move people to the West to make room.