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    too horrible to be true. But this did happen. It was called the Indian Removal Act that took place in 1838, where over 15,000 Cherokee Indians were forcefully removed from their homes and sent on a brutal journey almost 1,000 miles long to present day Oklahoma. This journey is known as the Trail of Tears, since so many…

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    Most everyone has heard or learned about the Indian removal act and probably wondered how that was made and why it wasn 't vetoed or ruled unconstitutional. The Indian removal act was a law that was passed that allowed the president to make treaties with the native americans and try to offer them money and land somewhere else for there land. Andrew jackson got a lot of the tribes to sign the treaties but the ones that did not were pushed out by force anyway. This led to the Trail of tears which…

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    The Indian Removal Act, or Trail of Tears, was a massive forced migration of many Indian tribes in the southeastern United States in the mid 1800’s. The Indian Removal Act caused a massive disturbance in the Native American tribes of the southeast United States. In the early 1830’s thousands of Cherokee Indians lived on a vast expanse of the southeastern United States, however, in the end of the 1840’s hardly any remained as a result of the Indian Removal Act (History). The Indian Removal Act…

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    to expand westward, but Indians living in the South presented a formidable roadblock. With integration proving to be too difficult, Jackson proposed the Indian Removal Act that passed in Congress in 1830. The act allowed Jackson to trade federal territory with Indians for their land. Jackson’s First and Second Annual Message revealed his attitudes towards Native Americans residing in needed land. By presenting the seventh President’s cold and disingenuous treatment of natives for the country’s…

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    American History Assignment # 5 Indian Removal Act What was Jackson’s view on Native Americans? What was the impact of the Indian Removal Act? Jackson before and during his presidency despised the Native Americans. He felt they should not be independent and that they could present a security issue for the United States, since Europe during that time period was trying to develop a bond with the various tribes to “prevent expansion” in the United States. Jackson believed and supported the…

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    Indian Removal Act In the early 1800’s, America was a country of great hope and future promises. The colonies had just broken away from the monarchy of Great Britain and declared the independent of the United States of America. The people of Europe fled to America during this time in search of religious freedom and a new beginning. From the beginning of their arrival in America, the colonists began pushing the Native Americans west. In the early years, before America won its independence, they…

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    States, there are countless challenges that must be overcome. There isn 't always a right answer or an easy solution, and Andrew Jackson was no exception to this. One of these incidents was the Indian Removal Act, where Jackson decided that all of the natives living east of the Missouri River would have to march a 1,200-mile trek to the Indian reserve, which is currently modern day Oklahoma.1 Many historians today view Jackson 's actions as cruel and unnecessary. This evidence will help prove…

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    Trail of Tears occurred in 1838, in response to the Indian Removal Act of the 1830’s. The forced Removal Act was signed into law on May 28, 1830, under the supremacy of Andrew Jackson. Jackson had long despised the Native population and went to great lengths to exclude them from their sovereignty. Shortly after, the U.S. government passed the Treaty of New Echota in 1835 to justify the policies of the removal. The treaty was the result of a mutual agreement between a local Cherokee leader, along…

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    As Andrew Jackson once stated in his Inaugural speech: “It will be my sincere and constant desire to observe toward the Indian tribes within our limits a just and liberal policy, and give that human and considerate attention to the rights and their wants which is consistent with the habits of our government and the feelings of our people”. While Andrew Jackson served as the 7th president of United States, from March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837. Many considered him the founder of the Democratic…

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    moral and legal arguments in the discussion for the Indian Removal Act. The goal of this act was to allow the United States access to the lands East of the Mississippi river. There were many different reasons why Congress decided to pass this act, however the primary reason was because the Indians were sitting on large reserves of untouched riches and minerals. This act, however, went against the law, and was highly immoral because it was taking over lands which did not belong to the United…

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