Trail of Tears

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Trail of Tears

forced march of 18,000 Cherokees westward to Indian Territory (Oklahoma); 4,000 die of disease and exposure (winter, 1838–1839). [Am. Hist.: EB, 2: 808]
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for using the Trail of Tears in a way that diminishes
The bikes are not used for racing and have speeds ranging 15-25 mph and are simply a mode of transportation while traversing the Trail of Tears northern route and visiting various points of interest and museums along the way.
military and traveling the Trail of Tears, among other trials.
Heartbroken mum Carol King-Eckersley has told of the trail of tears that led her to the Lockerbie street where the body of her lost son was found.
government, and finally coming to historical accounting the Trail of Tears itself.
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The release of "Voices of Cherokee Women" was timed to coincide with the 175th anniversary of the Trail of Tears, resulting from enforcement of the Indian Removal Act beginning in October of 1838.
It includes information on nineteenth century conflict with the US government and the Trail of Tears, but makes no mention of the Canadian treaty system.
In the 1830s, tribes from the East were forced to relocate westward, treading what historians call the Trail of Tears. An advocate for American Indians, Catlin was an artist, writer, ethnographer, scientist, businessman, lecturer and showman--roles that were sometimes contradictory.
Driven West: Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears to the Civil War.
for Charles Wright Charles, I'm also a magpie collecting every scrap of song, color, & prophecy beside the river in the lonesome valley, along the Trail of Tears, switchbacks, demarcation lines & railroad tracks, over a ridge called The Devil's Backbone, winding through the double-green of Appalachia down to shady dominion & Indian summer.

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