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Unformatted text preview: 2-13-08 - Cherokees, Indian Removal, and the Marshall Cases•Cherokee in Tennessee and Georgia area•Removal from Cherokee landso Most of land ceded in 1835•Some moved voluntarily, others were forcibly taken•All were forced out by government, some just agreed to leave rather than fighto Moved to reservations in the Oklahoma areao Trail of Tears•Northern Cherokees left homeland in 1838•Forced to cross Mississippi river in freezing winter on way to reservationso Reasons for removal•Cleared the land for White occupancy between the Appalachians and the Mississippi•Cleared it for cotton in the South and grain in the North•Cleared for§ US expansion§ Immigration§ Canals and railroads§ New cities§ The building of a huge continental empire clear across to the Pacifico From 1790 - 1830, American population more than tripled (4 to 13 million)•4.5 million crossed the Appalachian Mtns....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '08