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This Map Should Be Included In The AMERICAN HISTORY Text Books.

An Overview Map of North and Middle America Indian Nations . (The National Geographic has also produced a detailed North American Indian Cultures maps.

The Trail of Tears, the long journey Cherokee Indians took to get to Oklahoma.

The Trail of Tears, the long journey Cherokee Indians took to get to Oklahoma. A visual aid to their suffering.

When Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act he forced the Cherokee to move and about one fourth of them died on the journey this journey became known as the Trail of Tears. The trail of tears was to move from Georgia (in this case) to Oklahoma.  It was not the name of the trail until many Indians died. They died due to exposure to cold weather, starvation, and diseases. They had to travel 1,000 miles on the journey.

Cherokee Indian Legends: Cherokee Indian legends including creation stories, how the rabbit got a short tail, the bear legend, and the eagle's revenge.

During the 1800's, the Cherokee Indians lived in hand crafted log buildings and farmed the land.  The capital of the Cherokee Nation was located in New Echhota in the North Georgia Mountains. They lived in peace until the Trail of Tears when they were relocated to Oklahoma in 1831. A sad time in American History. You will see these farmstead bui...

During the the Cherokee Indians lived in hand crafted log buildings and farmed the land. The capital of the Cherokee Nation was located in New Echhota in the North Georgia Mountains. They lived in peace until the Trail of Tears when they were rel

Annie Fields Ballard pictured here in the 1860s, was a survivor of the Trail of Tears

My Great-Great Grandmother Annie Fields Ballard pictured here in the was a survivor of the Trail of Tears. She is the mother of Susie Ballard. Susie Ballard was full blooded Cherokee but only registered as so that she could own land.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown Stephens, a Cherokee woman who walked the Trail of Tears.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown Stephens a Cherokee Indian who walked the Trail of Tears in 1838 ------ Learn and talk about Trail of Tears, American Old West, Cherokee Nation Chickasaw tribe, Ethnic cleansing in the United States

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