TRAIL OF TEARS

INDIAN REMOVAL POLICY

THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN 1883 AND 1889

NEARLY 125,000 PEOPLE LIVED ON MILLIONS OF ACERS IN GEORGIA,TENNESSE,NORTH CAROLINA, FLORIDA

THERE ANCESTORS CULTURIZED THAT LAND FOR GENERATIONS AND BY THE END OF THE DECADE, VERY FEW NATIVES REMAINED IN IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.

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Fact 01 The Trail of Tears was approximately 1000 miles

Fact 02 The Five Civilised Tribes were were forced to travel from their homelands in the Deep South to reservations in present day Oklahoma

Fact 03 The names of the Five Civilised Tribes were the Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole, Chickasaw and Creek

Fact 04 The journeys of the Five Civilised Tribes along the Trail of Tears started in 1831

  • The Choctaw tribe were removed in 1831
  • The Seminole tribe were removed in 1832
  • The Creek tribe were removed in 1834
  • The Chickasaw tribe were removed in 1837
  • The Cherokee tribe were removed in 1838