Creeks in Georgia

Alicia Salomon & maida delangel

Creeks in Georgia

Creeks have had all their land taken from them. Alexander McGillvray and William McIntosh toke it from them. They sold their land, which was against Creek Law. They were forced from their homes and made to walk hundreds of miles. And many Creeks died.

The Cherokee

John Ross was the a Cherokee chief, and he took petition to congress protesting the Cherokee removal from their land. Andrew Jackson signed Indian removal in 1830. Which means all Native Americans had to move to western territories. Some of the Cherokee escaped into the North Carolina Mountains . Other s took the 700-800 mile walk.During this walk, About 4000 died from hypothermia, insufficient clothes, hunger,and dehydration.

Alicia Salomon, Maida DelAngel