Lecture March 4, 2008 - Removal: U.S. government tactics...

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Removal: U.S. government tactics Jefferson administration (1801-09) Promoted debt arrow payment in land Unregulated frontiers arrow land grab Treaty confusion Liquor trade Cash payments (bribes) States permitted to ignore Supreme Court (e.g., Georgia and Cherokee nation, 1832) Process of removal Jackson administration 1829-37 → removal Native responses Modeled after U.S. (e.g., Cherokee - See Sutton p. 352 ) Migrated early (e.g., Cherokee, 1791-1839) Stayed behind (Eastern/Western Cherokee) Filed court cases (e.g., Cherokee) Armed resistance Process of removal U.S. military in charge Poorly planned → limited supplies, health care, and bad weather ”Trail of Tears” the only 75% survived SE: Contemporary Issues Historical disruptions Individuals Communities without protected lands
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A few reservations (federal recognition) Geographic separation (e.g., Cherokee, Choctaw) Identity EXAMPLE: Recent Cherokee SE: Contemporary Issues Economy Tourism
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