Trail Of Tears Analysis

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Trusting, amicable, and helpful outcomes in life are not always expected, but almost always exceeded. This relates much with the storyline of this saddening era in our history - which can be represented with segments from this story. The Trail of Tears refers to the forceful relocation and eventual movement of the Native American ancestral communities, from the South Eastern regions of the U.S, as a result of the enactment of the Indian Removal Act in the year 1830. In the year 1838, in line with Andrew Jackson’s policy of the Indians’ removal, the Cherokee community was forced to surrender its land to the east of Mississippi River and migrate to the present day Oklahoma. This journey was referred to as the ‘Trail of Tears,’ mainly due to its devastating effects it had to the Indian people. The migrants faced extreme hunger, diseases and fatigue due to the forced march while more than 4,000 people died. John G. Burnett, a young, staunch, sagacious soldier during the Trail of Tears, helps throughout traumatic and emotional experiences at just the age of 18. It was horrendous. His actions, however, were the complete opposite. In the story “A Soldier Recalls: The Trail of Tears,” the theme can be looked at as: ‘Trusting, amicable, and helpful outcomes in life are not always expected, but are almost always exceeded.’ due to the outstanding first person, emotive storyline that is represented by this proposed theme. John G. Burnett was not only a auxiliary adolescent man, he was
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