Trail of tears

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American History
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Trail of tears

About 4,000 Cherokees died on the Trail of Tears from not eating and disease.

The Cherokees was organized into separate groups of about 1,000 people for the journey on the Trail of Tears.

Trails of Tears was about 800 miles long.

President Andrew Jackson was the leader in the events leading up to the Trail of Tears, his policies involved the ethnic cleansing of several Indian tribes.

16,000 Choctaw Indians who traveled across the Trail of Tears between 5,000 and 6,000 died end of the route.

The Cherokees were had 600 wagons and carts, 5,000 horses and just over 100 oxen for their journey across the Trail of Tears.

The Treaty of New Echota in 1835 ceded all Cherokee land to the United States for 5.6 million dallors.

It was hard for the Cherokees to stay alive for 800 miles.

Trail of Tears


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