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  • The Cherokee Removal: Justification

    removal didn’t end in 1830, but rather was fought for many years after. One person that continued the fight against the removal was John Ross. John Ross continued for years after to find alternatives to the removal. “He suggested alternatives to removal including the extension of United States citizenship to the Cherokees remaining in the East and their acceptance of fair state laws.” (Perdue and Green 153). Ross eventually sought the help from the writer Howard Payne to write against the removal. In which he stated that the Cherokee people never have and never will accept the Treaty of New Echota, and that they have rejected the treaty three times. Also, the government hadn’t fulfilled that what had been promised in the treaty. For example, the land that was promised turned into Arkansas. Howard Payne stressed that the Cherokee must fight with their reason. (Perdue and Green 159). While most Americans supported the Cherokee Removal, many white people supported the Cherokee and their battle against the removal. One of the earliest supporters was Jeremiah Evarts, who believed that the removal was unconstitutional because the Cherokee were a sovereign nation and cannot be forced off of their lands. Women’s rights groups were also very supportive and believed that the Natives had been helpful to the whites and deserved to be treated right. John Ross and Howard Payne fought for the Cherokees rights and the dishonesty of the treaty of New Echota. In conclusion, the fight against…

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  • Indian Removal Dbq

    believed that God had put them on this land to cultivate and grow. They begged for their leaders not to sell the land and to remain (p.133). Elias Boudinot summarized his opinion as follows, “...while a portion of the community have been, in the most laudable manner, engaged in using efforts to civilize and christianize the Indian, another portion of the same community have been busy in counteracting those efforts.” (p.136). By this, he was referring to the men, who wish to forcibly remove the…

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  • Cherokee Relationship

    There have been many instances in which the Cherokees and the Americans have demonstrated a great, amicable, and mutually beneficial relationship. From the introduction of the Christian religion to the increased literacy due to the printing press, the Cherokees relationship with the whites have produced numerous benefits. Although there is no reason for this favorable relationship to change, the circumstances presented to us at this point in history have necessitated an adjustment in the…

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  • Cheroke And The Bear Analysis

    The Cherokee speak the story of a young man: One day, while out hunting in the forest, the man came across a bear. He fired off arrow after arrow at the beast, but could not bring it down. Eventually the bear stopped running, and stood up, pulling the arrows out of his body and holding them towards the man. The hunter realized he had stumbled across a medicine bear, “protected by magic”. The bear, after promising he would do the man no harmed, led him back to his home. It was a cold winter,…

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  • Essay On Life Lifelong Learning

    Integration and Engagement Lifelong Learning at a Professional Level Lifelong learning is continuous growth in gaining knowledge and skills that will help you to better understand your patients’ needs and to provide the best possible care for your patients. Lifelong learning will help a nurse to improve her critical thinking skills and increase her knowledge in current clinical treatments, procedures, practice, and understanding different cultures beliefs, behaviors, and though processes in…

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  • Summary Of The Novel 'Voices' By Betty Louise Bell

    This is the first novel written by Betty Louise Bell. It was published in 1984. She describes this novel as “Its essentially autobiographical fiction . . . except I have nine siblings and my mother was still alive when the book was written. Otherwise, it’s pretty much from my life.”(“Voices”). The novel follows the protagonist, Lucie Evers, on her journey to reestablish connections with her past, her heritage, and her family. Although there are several themes in this story, the two most…

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  • How Did Betsy Ross Make A Sewn Flag

    United States. Betsy Ross was the woman that did just that. Ross had other accomplishments besides this but the flag was by far her most iconic achievement. Throughout Ross’ lifetime came many hardships and struggles. Today Ross is seen as an iconic woman figure in history. Betsy Ross was born in Pennsylvania and remained there most of her life. Betsy Ross was born as Elizabeth Phoebe Griscom to parents Samuel and Rebecca on January 1, 1752. Betsy was the eighth of their seventeen children, but…

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  • Chief John Ross: An Argument Against The 1835 Treaty Of New Echota

    Chief John Ross had a valid and undeniably strong argument against the 1835 Treaty of New Echota. He argues that treaty “is a fraud upon the government of the United States and an act of oppression on the Cherokee people” (John Ross’s Letter). He states that the Cherokee people, which was over 15,000 people, would never had agreed to the treaty and the treaty was made wrongfully. He argues that there should be another meeting and the Cherokee people should be equally consulted. John…

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  • Country Boy Monologue

    volleyball and basaball. there are two coaches i have to say thank you a lot for being the second father and coach in my wallance and coach mack. 21. we had to play basketball outside on the ground, we didn’t get an indoor gym until i was in my junior year in high school. we also got a eat-in dinning hall at school that same year.lunch was $.25 cent. we had a town baseball team, we played every sunday.the field was right behine our church. all the small towns…

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  • History Of Motown Records

    “fight” for peace and equality. When going on tour to the South, Artists didn’t enjoy it much. Sometimes the crowd at a venue was segregated. A year after touring, when the music began popular between both races, they were no longer segregated. Everyone would eventually dance with each other. Although the success of Motown, many artists left. Gordy was interested in making money and that was all. He wanted to control the sounds of most of the artists and some did not support that at all. Many…

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