Cherokee People

Cherokee People - History 153 Sean Martin Cherokee People...

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History 153 Sean Martin Cherokee People The Indian Removal Act of the 1830 impacted the way of the Cherokee life. The Cherokee Indians suffered many deaths in the trail of tears. They were the first of their kind to become there our government and make their own laws and pick their own leaders. They based their government of the United States government. They elected a president and his caplet. The U.S. government respected the laws the Cherokee nation made, until President Andrew Jackson was elected. President Jackson was all for the Indians removal act. He wanted the United States to grow and Indians shouldn’t get in the way. In 1831, the Cherokee nation took the state of Georgia to the Supreme Court. They knew that if they would take it to a local court then they would lose the case. So that is how they decided to take it to the Supreme Court. The Cherokee nation hired as their layer former attorney general of the United States William Wirt. The file they brought against Georgia was that they can’t execute and enforce its laws on the
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course HIST 153 taught by Professor Henderson,rodger during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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