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    The Indian Removal has long been a debated issue. The two sides had radically different viewpoints on the ordeal that helped shape America. The Indians, naturally, were against their removal from their homelands, and they had two major protest against their removal. The first reason was the fact that they were there first by thousands of years only for white men to invade and tell them to live somewhere else because the white men were superior to the natives. The second reason was that the U.S government

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    your home unexpectedly, and told you that you had to move whether you want to or not? That was the case for some Native Americans during the time of the Indian Removal Act. This act basically says that the Native Americans would be granted land, in exchange for their home territory, but many Native Americans disagreed with this act. The Indian Removal act that took place in 1830 was not justified, because the Cherokee tribe had to move even though the majority of them haven’t agreed to move, the Cherokee

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    After the removal, Indians began to completely change their culture to live as an American culture. Schools were created and they had their own newspapers as well as their own governments (Peppas 2013, page 41). They wore the same clothes as Americans (Indian Affairs). Throughout the years, they have been able to create their own governments and were recognized by the American government. The Indians had every reason not to trust Americans after all they went through being constantly pushed off

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    Indian Removal Act Essay

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    The Indian Removal Act signed by the president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, caused controversy and the brutal and merciless suffering of the Native Americans during The Trail of Tears. The beginning of the 1830’s was a time when the Native Americans occupied The Deep South. This, however, was problematic for the white farmers who were in need of farmland in order to increase their production of cotton. Nevertheless, Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, coerced the

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    Indian Removal

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    Indian Removal At the start of the Revolution in 1776 many of the patriots view towards the Indians was that of Thomas Jefferson’s, the paternalistic view. That the Indians were “noble savages, “uncivilized in their present state but if they would adapt to ways of the white society they could be redeemed. While others felt that they should be treated as conquered people because some of the tribes helped the British in the War, one of which was the Mohawks. That was one the main reason why most of

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    One of the defining moments of President Andrew Jackson’s career, if not the most significant, was the Indian Removal Act of 1830. This was a controversial bill at the time and the impact from it is still felt today. The Indian Removal Act directly led to the displacement of thousands of Native Americans; including four thousand deaths during the Trail of Tears, the forced march from Georgia to Oklahoma. While overt racism played a clear role in relocating Native Americans past the Mississippi,

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    Indian Removal Many people today would question whether the Indian Removal Act of 1830 was constitutional or not. While the idea took many years to develop, it was in fact, a traumatic experience. When prompted to do so, the Indians of their own land were forced to leave everything they had ever known and walk along what is known as the “trail of tears”. This was a one thousand mile trek that took about two months to complete. According to Steven Mintz’ chapter titled, “Indian Removal” thousands

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    In the Indian Removal Act role-play activity, there were a couple strong arguments that got me to side with them as I was part of the Congress. I felt that the missionaries and the farmers had the most persuasive arguments because they had multiple facts that backed up what they were trying to say. The other groups had minimal detail on answers and could not answer questions that made their arguments even weaker. The Andrew Jackson group especially dissatisfied me because they had about five weak

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    Compare and Contrast Essay The Indian Removal Act took place in 1830 by order of president Andrew Jackson to relocate Native indians to the west. In his speech called “On Indian Removal”, he explains how Indian Removal is beneficial to both the Indians and White Americans. Another writing about Indian removal is a personal story about a young boy being relocated with his clan and traveling on what is known as the Trail Of Tears. Though these two readings discuss the same topic, they use very different

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    The Indian Removal Act

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    authorized the Indian Removal Act. The Cherokee Indians and many other Indian Tribes were forcefully removed from their homeland in a brutal and inhumane manner. During this hard journey, many Cherokee Indians died, this journey was called “The Trail of Tears” which was the forced relocation of the Native American, and these tragedies resulted from the enforcement of the Treaty of New Echota, an agreement signed under the requirements of the Indian Removal Act. The Indian Removal Act, of 1830, provided

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