Cherokee Removal

Cherokee Removal - Ricky Garrett TRAD 101 Essay 1 Roland...

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Ricky Garrett TRAD 101 Essay 1 Roland Marmon David vs. Goliath: The Cherokee Nation vs. U.S. Government The Cherokee people are experiencing many changes in their societal life. These changes are being brought on by the U.S. government with good intentions, but ultimately are destroying the very culture and way of life of these people. The Cherokee Removal is by far one of the strongest notions, and by far the most debated by these people and the government. The U.S. has planned to clear the land for cotton in the North and South, for U.S. expansion, and for white occupancy between the Appalachian Mountains and Mississippi. Essentially the goal is to help industrialize these indigenous people, and by working together, both the U.S. government and the Cherokee nations could move towards a more prosperous country. This however will not, and should not sit well with the Cherokee. The Cherokee people have obtained their land, and have occupied it for hundreds of years. They believe that they have constituted a sovereign nation, independent of the America state and federal government. What right is it of the U.S. government’s to come in and take full control, seizing the land and removing the Cherokee people to a
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