Lewis & Clark
The Trail of Tears
Sacagawea - Who is she?
real name was John Chapman.
He Traveled through the mid-west and planted apple trees everywhere he went.
In 1835 a treaty sold Cherokee lands to the U.S. because of the diiscovery of gold. American Indians were forced from their lancestral home and walked to new indian territories . The conditions were harse and 4,000 Cherokees died on their 'Trail of Tears' Many other tribes were relocated. The National Historical Trail of Tears is 2,200 mailes and runs through nine states.
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Lewis & Clarke journey on National Geographic
Davey Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier.
Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,
Greenest state in the land of the free
Raised in the woods, so's he know ev'ry tree
Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three
Fought single-handed through the Injun war
Till the Creeks was whipped and the peace was in store
While he was handling this risky chore
Made himself a legend forevermore
Went off to Congress and served a spell
Fixing up the government and laws as well
Took over Washington, so I hear tell
And patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell
He give his word and he give his hand
His Injun friends could keep their land
The rest of his like he took the stand
That justice was due every redskinned man
When he came home, his politickin' done
The western march had just begun
So he packed up his gear and his trusty gun
And lit out grinnin' to follow the sun
He heard of Houston and Austin and so
To the Texas plain he just had to go
There freedom was a fightin' another foe
And they needed him at the Alamo
Sources: Lewis & Clark. Retrieved from http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/
Davy Crockett. Retrieved from http://www.educationalsynthesis.org/famamer/DCrockett.html
Sacajawea. Retrieved from http://www.educationalsynthesis.org/famamer/Sacajawea.html
Johnny Appleseed. Retrieved from http://www.educationalsynthesis.org/famamer/JChapman.html
The Trail of Tears. Retreived from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h1567.html