Your students will become investigators on a history mystery analyzing primary and secondary sources surrounding the Trail of Tears forced migration of the Cherokee people. This activity includes over a dozen primary and secondary sources set up in 8 investigation stations and students' investigation packet.
Gypsies deportation, forced migration. Half-a-million gypsies died in Hitler's death camps. There were not many accounts written at that time because the gypsy culture was traditionally oral, not literary.
American presidents from Thomas Jefferson to Andrew Jackson justified the Indian removal policy by saying it was good for the Indians; beyond the Mississippi, they would be forever free from the mercenary influence of the white man, and perhaps their race could thrive.