Lesson 12 Americans Push West -
The Trail of Tears
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Journal Ideas

You are a member of the Cherokee tribe. You have just walked fifteen days without a break. How do you feel? How has you life changed?

You are a private in the United States Army. You have been ordered to move the Cherokee off their land. You don't feel this is fair. What will you do?


Make a map of the journey made by the Cherokee Indians on the Trail of Tears.


Video

American History for Children:  United States Expansion:   Native Americans:  Forced form their Homes


 

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