The trails of tears

May 16, 1836 to June 1, 1839

Why the cherokee called it the trail of tears

The Cherokee called it the trail of tears because of how devastating the effects where.The migrants faced hunger, disease, and exhaustion on the forced march.Over 4,000 out of the 15,000 of the cherokee died.

Where did your event take place

On the east of the native american land for the lands of the west of the mississippi river.