The Trail of Tears shouldn’t have happened. People at the time knew that it was wrong, that it was illegal, and that it was unconstitutional, but they did it anyway. Historian Amy Sturgis explains why the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to “Indian Territory” was wrong on both moral and legal grounds. Native History, Cherokee National, American Indian Lesson, A History Lesson, Trail Of Tears Lesson, Cherokee Trail Of Tears, American Genocide, History Trail, Native American
In the winter of 1838-39 tje Cherokee tribe was forced by the American Government to leave their homes on an expedition to relocate to the west, It is one of the worst humiliations our government has ever forced on a people. This was directly after gold was discovered in the northern part of Georgia.
1838 More than 15,000 Cherokee Indians are forced to march from Georgia to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. Approximately 4,000 die from starvation and disease along the “Trail of Tears.”
Trail of Tears Notebooking Pages; just a few helpful printables - from tina's dynamic homeschool
Sacred Tears Monument, Tuscumbia Alabama. One of the points on the Trail of Tears. I can't imagine standing there.....thinking of all the people who died on this Trail....what they had to endure, how they suffered. America has a lot to be ashamed of as far as how the Native Americans were treated.....