Native American Issues
A slide show created by 8th grade students about Native American issues during the presidency of Andrew Jackson
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Native American Issues
By: Ethan, Mariha, Philip, and Andrew
There are five remaining large tribes living east of the Mississippi River: Cherokees Creeks Choctaws Chickasaws Seminoles
The Cherokees are original residents of the American southeast region, particularly; Georgia North and South Carolina Virginia Kentucky Tennessee The Cherokee name comes from a Muskogee word meaning speakers of another language.
The Choctaws (CHOCK-taw) are original people of the American southeast, particularly; Mississippi Alabama Louisiana Florida. Their name comes from their own tribal name, Chahta, which was the name of a legendary Choctaw leader
The Chickasaws (CHICK-a-saw) are original people of the American southeast, particularly; Mississippi Alabama Tennessee Kentucky Missouri. Their name comes from their own tribal name, Chikasha, which was the name of a legendary Chickasaw leader
Seminoles (SHE-minn-ole) are a tribe formedfrom the Creeks, Miccosukees, Hitchitis andOconees joining together for protection.Their name comes from a Spanish wordmeaning "wild.“
The Cherokee Nation was Intermarriages between greatly assimilated into Americans and Native American culture. Americans were not By the late 1820’s, they uncommon. Many Native had developed a Americans even converted functioning government to Christianity. with a bicameral legislation, a constitution, and a supreme court.
Cherokee fought in a supreme court case to stay in their lands in Georgia and to keep their sovereignty. Many Cherokee were very prosperous in life. They were successful farmers, business owners, and some even owned slaves. This kind of integration did not sit well with many whites.
The Native American Removal Act gave Jackson the power to force the Native Americans to give their land to the U.S.
The Americans used unscrupulous tactics in order to get many tribes to accept the agreement.
Chief Black Hawk was one of the 1st victims of the federal government’s “persuasive” tactics. Most Americans thought of Native Americans as racially inferior.
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The removal act andthe court case of 1832One problem with the removalact was forced moving westwas thousands of Cherokeesdied.Religious groups such as theQuakers also opposed forcedremoval of Native Americans .chief John Marshall led theCherokees so they would notbe push to Georgia.So now the Americans roundthem up in push the nativeAmericans in a camp and one/ forth died in the campThe native Americans won thecourt case in 1832 butpresident Jackson pushedthem to Georgia anyway .