Summary: Compact Of 1802

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1802 Compact of 1802
Georgia agrees to give up claims on western lands, in exchange, th e US Government agrees to remove all Cherokees from the state, and t ake away all their land rights.
Congress agrees to purchase the Louisiana Territory from France. Thomas Jefferson implements plans the plan to move Native Americans east of the
Mississippi. This move was voluntary and most Cherokees refused to go
Between 1805 and 1833
Georgia holds eight lotteries to redistribute the lands of the Cherokee.
Andrew Jackson goes to battle with the Creek Nation that culminates with the Battl e of Horseshoe Bend, near the Alabama
Georgia border. Jackson easily defeats the Creeks and eliminates their military power. He imposes a treaty
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