Indian Removal Act
Five Civilized Tribes
Trail of Tears
Worcester V Georgia
The Fall of the Cherokee Nation
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Who was the president who promoted the Indian Removal Act? 

Andrew Jackson
100

What customs did the Five Civilized Tribes adapt to?

European. 

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What native tribe refused to leave because they viewed the treaty as illegal?

Cherokee

100

Which side did the supreme court rule in favor of?

Georgia

100

The fall of the Cherokee nation court case was against what state?

Georgia

200

Did the law say that the Native Americans would be payed to move or not?

yes, they would be payed but they didn't have a choice in the matter. 

200

Who were the Five civilized Tribes?

Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole. 

200

How many people perished due to trail of tears?

Almost 4,000
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What was this event?

a court case


200

What did the Court case do that made Natives mad?

dissolved their tribal nation making it seem as though they don't have the same rights as US citizens

300

Native Americans living East of what state were forced to move West?

Mississippi

300

"The process by which a person/persons acquire the social and psychological characteristics of a group," is the definition of what word?  

Assimilation

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When did the trial of tears occur?

1831-1838

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This court case vacated the conviction of who?

Samuel Worcester 

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Why did the Cherokee claim they have right to sue Georgia in federal court?

They are a sovereign foreign nation. 

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What was used to transfer/exchange the land?

Treaties 

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What were they hoping to do when assimilating into white society?

Live peacefully 

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What were the 4 main reasons of people dying during the trail of tears?

disease, starvation, violence, and harsh weather

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What did the supreme court ruling do?

It rendered the Georgia statute void. 

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What 3 countries did the Natives say they had the same rights as?

Great Britain, France, and Spain

500

Why did setters want the Native Americans to move West?


Gold was discovered in Georgia. 

500

Who was the leader of the Cherokee?

John Ross

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What did the Cherokee call their forced entry?

"The place where they cried."

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When did this legal case get held?

March 3, 1832

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The court ruled that the Native Americans were what?

Domestic dependent nations

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