Towns and they would trade with the cherokee

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Unformatted text preview: on, guns, ammunition, and alcohol §༊ The pressure to hunt for more economic reasons and to produce more and more buckskins rose Generally things were peaceful, but sometimes war broke out, and the Cherokee nation became divided over how to handle the more powerful Whites – accommodation and submission or resistance? §༊ The CHICKAMAUGAS (predominately Cherokees but also Shawnees) broke off and settled in Chattanooga for about 20 years, having decided to resist and fight §༊ Some of them (now KEETOWAHS) moved West way before the Trail of Tears after noticing the power of the Whites By 1819, the Cherokees sign away the core of the overhill, being left with small areas in Chattanooga, North Carolina, and Georgia, leading them to acculturate Settlements become towns without palisades that are strung along the river, which then become log cabins on isolated farmsteads Sequoyah established a writing system to help the Cherokees maintain their uniqueness. §༊ A newspaper was published to give news to the nation §༊ They wanted to show white people the ways in which they were changing §༊ Some went to school, while others practiced plantation farming 1835: 16,500 Cherokees according to the census, which revealed that close to 9,000 Cherokees (over half) were living in Georgia at this time, while about 3,500 were in North Carolina and only about 2,500 were in Tennessee Cherokee Trail of Tears: In 1838, the forced removal of more than 15,000 Cherokee from the eastern US to Oklahoma resulted in the deaths of thousands. Fort Armistead, in Monroe County, was used as a collection point by the US Army Today, Tennessee has a Native American population of 0.4% 1930s: a small group of CHOCTAW INDIANS, who lived in Mississippi but originated in Tennessee, moved to Lauderdale County for farm work. After the mechanization of cotton, some of them moved to Ripley...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2013 for the course GEOGRAPHY 366 taught by Professor Dr.g. during the Spring '13 term at University of Tennessee.

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