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Five Primary Resource Documents based on the Indian Removal act
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The Trail of Tears — The Indian Removals [ushistory.org]

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A more in-depth look on the Trail of Tears and a series of incidents regarding the Cherokees taking an offensive using legal actions. The resistance to move, resulted in the forceful removal of them, ordered by President Andrew Jackson. 

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PBS - THE WEST - Indian Removal

In depth explanation of what happened when and what happened during the Indian Removal Act. 

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Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)

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Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Services and Programs, Digital Reference Section, Library of Congress)... 

 

The Indian Removal Act was passed on May 28th of 1830 by our seventh president of the United States Andrew Jackson. The act's purpose was to forcibly  relocate Indians to a different land far away from their native in order to claim it. However the relocating process was taking place during late fall and into winter, leading to what's known as the Trail of Tears. 

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National Archives Experience

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Statistics of how many Cherokees were moved and to the specific location. Along with specific details of how many died or never made it on the way to the relocation across the Mississippi River (due west.) 

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The Indian Removal Act of 1830 - North Carolina Digital History

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Actual text of the Indian Removal Act, typed up format. Stating how the purpose was to relocate the Indians from their native land to somewhere across the Mississippi. 

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