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The Trail of Tears is a term commonly used to describe the path that the Cherokee Native American tribe was forced to travel after being removed from its homelands by English settlers during 1838. Many Native Americans d... More »

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The Trail of Tears is a historical event that occurred from 1838 to 1839, whereas the Cherokee Trail was a route established in 1849 that began in Oklahoma and ended in California. Some members of the Cherokee Trail expe... More »

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The Trail of Tears remains one of the worst human rights disasters to befall Native American peoples in United States history. Between 1838 and 1839, 15,000 Cherokees were taken from their ancestral homes in Georgia and ... More »

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The Trail of Tears began in the summer of 1838, when General Winfield Scott, on orders from President Martin Van Buren, forcibly escorted approximately 15,000 Cherokee from their lands east of the Mississippi to Oklahoma... More »

The Trail of Tears refers to the relocation path taken by tens of thousands of Indians when tribes were forcibly removed from their homes. Thousands of Indians died from disease, hunger and abuse during the trip. The Che... More »

The Trail of Tears is a historical event that occurred from 1838 to 1839, whereas the Cherokee Trail was a route established in 1849 that began in Oklahoma and ended in California. Some members of the Cherokee Trail expe... More »

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Before being relocated on the Trail of Tears, the Cherokee Native Americans occupied a large area of the southern United States that included the present day states of Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolin... More »