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  • The Cherokee Indians

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    Introduction: Have you ever heard of the Cherokee Indians? Sure you have! Just as a reminder, they are the biggest tribe, and most known of out of all the Indian tribes there has ever been in the southeast. They are very important to American History and helped shaped us to be the Americans we are today, which is clearly what I 'll be explaining in this paper. Throughout the paper, I 'll tell you everything you need to know about the Cherokee Indians and continue to relate to the thesis. What was

  • Cherokee Indians

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    Cherokee Indians Alicia Stephens AIU Abstract In this paper I will discuss the history of the Cherokee Indians in the United States. First by describing the tribes pre-Columbian history to include the settlement dates and known cultural details. Then a brief description of the cultural and religious beliefs of the tribe will be given, as well as the tribe’s history after contact with settlers. Finally discussing John Ross, who he was and how he affected the Cherokee Indians. Cherokee Indians

  • Indian Removal Of The Cherokee Indians

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    grew stronger. It was a story of hope, courage, and survival. This was the Trail of Tears. Many events led up to the Cherokee’s removal. The Indian Removal caused the Cherokee indians to move west. A man named Major Ridge struck lots of bargains with the United States. This man, Major Ridge, was one of the native sons, born in 1771, that lived in the Cherokee territory. The Cherokee’s lived in the Christians Eden because they believe their ancestors once lived in the same area. Throughout Major Ridge’s

  • The Cherokee Indian Removal Of The Cherokee

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    Isabelle Grala 7th Period Walley Removal of The Cherokee In 1838, the Cherokee Indian Removal Act forced Cherokee and Creek Indians out of Georgia on a 5,045 mile walk all the way to the farthest west land that the United States had at the time, Oklahoma[1]. This event is now known as The Trail of Tears known for the many tears shed by the Indians that had to travel on the trail. The main reason for their removal from the premises was because of the gold that was discovered in the land of the

  • The Cherokee Indian Tribe

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    The Cherokee Indian Tribe American Indian tribes have flourished in America before the Europeans made the initial discovery of this free land. The Cherokees were one of the first Indian tribes recognized in the new world. They began their foundations around 8000 B.C. in North Carolina. Consisting of nearly 300,000 tribe members, this tribe is still flourishing all around the world today. The Cherokees were one of the five largest Indian tribes. This tribe came from the Iroquoian descent. Iroquoian

  • The Eastern Band Of Cherokee Indians

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    Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are indigenous of parts of the Southeastern United States. They have members all the way south as Georgia and are spread out across the Appalachian mountain trail in both North and South Carolina and stretching across into Tennessee. The land in which each tribe is from has a particular way is shaping how they live and defines the important aspects of that culture. In the Eighteenth Century the Cherokee Indians were one of the most heavily populated Indian societies

  • Cherokee Indian Removal Analysis

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    The Cherokee Nation flourished in 1838 through Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. They had their own newspaper, The Cherokee Phoenix, they grew corn and cotton, raised hogs and cattle, and they lived in log houses. The Cherokee Indians lived in peace, up until October of 1838. Cherokees were forced out of their homes and held at gunpoint by 7,000 soldiers, an order from President Martin Van Buren who was pressured by Georgia. Eighteen thousand Indians were pressured to march from

  • The Cherokee Indians Essay

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    The Cherokee Indians The American Indian History in the Eastern part of the country is always associated with the Cherokee Indian nation. The Cherokee's were by far the largest and most advanced of the tribes when Europeans first arrived and came in contact with Native Americans. There are too many tribes to go over background on every one of them, so I'm going to focus on the Cherokee's since many of their ways and customs are so similar to all the other tribes in the East.      When

  • My Tribe : The Cherokee Indians

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    My tribe the Cherokee Indians lived in Nashville, Tennessee in 1838 (Perdue). It is from this area that I was forced from my home along with my family. The white man known as the government were the ones forcing my tribe from our sacred land. The white man marched my family and tribe by foot from Tennessee to Oklahoma. On this march many of my people died. The pain I faced along with the other thousands of my people is the reason many Indians call the march from Tennessee to Oklahoma the Trail

  • The Cherokee Indians: The Trail Of Tears

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    The Cherokee is a Native American tribe local to the Southeastern United States. The Cherokee Indians were one of the main tribes of the five Native American tribes, they were initially from the Great Lakes territory, but then eventually established closer to the east coast. The Cherokee name translates into “those who live in the mountains”. They were religious individuals who always believed in spirits, they performed rituals in order to ask the spirits to help them. In 1836, the United States