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INDIAN REMOVAL IN THE UNITED STATES
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As the population grew, the colonists pushed farther west into the territories occupied by the American Indians.
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Inevitably, this movement led to clashes over land.
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How did the Proclamation of 1763 attempt to solve this problem? Was it successful?
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This proclamation forbade settlement west of the Appalachians in hopes of eliminating conflict between the colonists and the natives living in the Ohio River Valley.
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By the time Andrew Jackson became President in 1829, the native population east of the Mississippi River had dwindled to 125,000.
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In contrast, the non-Indians population had risen to 13 million .
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Jackson saw Indian Removal as an opportunity to provide for the needs of the white farmers and businessmen. He also claimed that removal was also in the best interest of the Indians. Why?
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Jackson to the Indians : Where you now are, you and my white children are too near to each other to live in harmony and peace. Your game is gone, and many of your people will not
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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