Indian Removal Act 1830

Indian Removal Act 1830 - • Helped by escaped slaves •...

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“It is impossible to civilize Indians because they were essentially inferior to the Anglo-Saxon race”
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Indian Removal Act 1830
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Removal Act Government provides funds to negotiate treaty 90 treaties are signed Some tribes resist
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Black Hawk War In Illinois, Sac and Fox Indians plant grain on land Militia tries to find elusive Indians Battle ensues on shores of Bad Axe River Hundreds of Indians and 17 soldiers killed
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You have taken me prisoner with all my warriors - I fought hard. But your guns were well-aimed. The bullets flew like birds in the air, and whizzed by our ears like the wind through the trees in the winter. My warriors fell around me, it began to look dismal. I saw my evil day at hand.
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Osceola Resists Seminoles in Florida led by Chief Osceola
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Unformatted text preview: • Helped by escaped slaves • Takes 7 years to put down 2 nd Seminole War • Cost of 20 million dollars Cherokee & Trail of Tears • Became farmers, shopkeepers, artisans • Schools, newspapers • 1827 – declares itself a state • GA refused to agree and starts selling land • Supreme Court sides with Cherokee • Jackson ignores Court and orders them out Trail of Tears • Georgia militia brutally rounds up 17,000 • Destination: Oklahoma • 800 miles – 6 months: boat, RR, foot • ¼ Cherokee die along the way • New land far inferior Homework Find a household item with an Indian on it. (Food, beverage, sports team, etc) Modern Issues What is next? Go Appleton Christ’s! Crucify the Patriots!...
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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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