Trail of Tears | Facts, Map, & Significance
Overview of the Trail of Tears, the forced relocation in the 1830s of Native Americans from the southeastern U.S. to Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
The Trail of Tears Historical Marker
A group of approximately 660 Cherokees traveled through McNairy County in late fall of 1838. Also called Bell's Treaty Party, it was the only detachment to be accompanied by the military. (A historical marker located near Selmer in McNairy County, Tennessee.)
Ancients in America? – Strange discoveries – Strange Unexplained Mysteries
The "Trail of Tears". In 1837, the "Indian Removal Policy" began to implement the 1830 act of Congress, signed by President Andrew Jackson, who said "that the only good Indian is a dead Indian". The forced march, consisted of about twenty Native American tribes that included "Five Civilized Tribes" (Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Seminole). They were pushed into "Indian Territory" (which later became Oklahoma).
The Choctaw Indians: Organization, pictures and information - Fold3.com
Memorial for The Choctaw Indians at Fold3.com - The Choctaw Indians have inhabited the Mississippi region since the pre-Columbian era. The Choctaws were considered one of the “Five Civilized Tribes” because of their desire to adopt European practices into the Choctaw culture. The Choctaw Indians were continuously loyal to the United States during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, but sadly were subjected to the removal policies of the U.S. during the 1830s. Most of the Choctaw left…
Cherokee Indian buildings from the early 1800's
Link to photos available as digital downloads for personal use only. http://jimharmonphotos.photoreflect.com/store/thumbpage.aspx?e=8881855 During the 1800's...
Arkansas State Parks
The legacy of Arkansas State Parks is to preserve our state's diverse beauty and history, so that all Arkansans and visitors may find emotional and intellectual connections to their heritage.
The Trail of Tears and the Roundup of N.C. Cherokees
On June 12, 1838, Gen. Winfield Scott ordered troops to begin rounding up Cherokee Indians for internment at Fort Butler near what is now Murphy and eventual forced relocation to Oklahoma. The orde…
Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act Minibook
Trail of Tears Indian Removal Act Minibook. This minibook is about the Indian Removal Act and how it affected not only the Cherokee, but other Indians.