The Trail of Tears
The Genocide of 1830
By: Ben Hurta
This is an interactive map that shows the Dangers and Facts about this horrible Genocide.
The 8 Stages of Genocide
Classification- "us and them"
Dehumanization- "uncivilized savages"
Organization- The Indian Removal Act
Polarization- Killing Indians for land
Preparation- The Trail of Tears
Extermination- Target Indians are killed
Denial- Hiding records/ Trail of Tears is taught, but not mentioned as a Genocide
Pyramid of Hate
Subtle Bias - Indian Jokes/stereotyping
Individual Acts of Prejudice - Ruling over Natives
Discrimination - "No Native" areas
Bias Motivated Violence - Taking Indian land/ mass murder
Genocide - Killing Indians
- Mass murder of Mayan Indians
- 16th Century
- Destroyed more than 650 Villages
Paintings: Located in title of paintings
Fist in Air: http://images.8tracks.com/cover/i/001/221/905/20312.original-4698.jpg?rect=1,0,318,318&q=98&fm=jpg&fit=max