Indian Removal Unfair

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The Indian Removal

The Indian removal was unfair and unjust against the Indians and their children. Is the Indian removal just and fair. I will be talking about how it is unfair to the Indians and their children and how it was unfair or unjust to the indians to remove them from their homes were there ancestors lived and raised their grandparents. The indians were removed from their home because many white settlers wanted more land to farm and just to live on the U.S. was growing into a huge country and taking over the indians land.The indians were removed against their will. The indians were threatened by Jackson. Jackson had the military to back him up when he threatened the indians “Jackson threatened indians into moving”(Indians
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The trail of tears was were they moved all of the indians on this trail. The main indians that they talked about moving on this trail is the chippewa indian they were moved from georgia to west of the mississippi during the trip many of the old people died because it was to hard for them to keep warm on the cold trail. When they were moved out of georgia they were transported by the military. Most indians tried to go to court to not get there and taking away from their land. Children were killed on the trip to the new land because of the cold temperatures and the long extensive walking. Very little people rode in waggons or by horseback most walked from the place we they lived to the new land. The indians realized they could not beat the americas in a war. Jackson encouraged congress to adopt the removal act of 1830. Jackson would bribe threaten and argue with them to make them move into the western land and away from the white settlers. The indians area before they were moved was a evast amount of land so when they were moved to there new land the U.S. decided that it would be smaller and more confined. The supreme court ruled itself in reverse saying that georgia didn't have ruling over the indians and they were only allowed to be ruled by the U.S. The cherokee took the case of there land to court in order to keep their …show more content…
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