The History of Indian Removal

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  • Fact Slide: For or Against

    Fact Slide: For or Against
    For:
    Andrew Jackson: He passed it, plus it gave america land.
    Some Cherokee Indians: They would rather have money than their home land Against:
    Most Indians: They wanted to live, and continue to live where on their homeland
  • Fact Slide: Mr. President

    Fact Slide: Mr. President
    Andrew Jackson was the president during the time of the indian removal act. He played a major role in the removal of the indians because he was the one who passed the law under which so many of relocation treaties were made with the Indians.
  • Fact Slide: Indian People

    Fact Slide: Indian People
    The main Indian tribes affected by the Indian removal act:
    Cherokee
    Chickasaw
    Choctaw
    Creek
    Seminole
    These Indians were also known as the Five Civilized Tribes.
  • Cherokee Constitution

    Cherokee Constitution
    The Cherokee Indians in Georgia tried to secure their lands by drafting a constitution. Georgia refused to recognize the constitution and declared that the Cherokee were subject to state laws.
  • The President signs IRA.

    The President signs IRA.
    On May 28, 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law. It was strongly supported by Americans living in the southern states because of their egarness to obtain the land of the so-called "Five Civilized Tribes", the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.
  • Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek

    Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek
    The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek was signed by the Choctaw and the United States Government.This was the first removal treaty signed under the Indian Removal Act. The treaty gave the US about 11 million acres of the Choctaw Nation in exchange for about 15 million acres in the Indian territory.
  • Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek

    Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek
    The Treaty of Daning Rabbit Creek was proclaimed. A Choctaw chief, named Nitikechi, was quoted in the Arkansas Gazette saying the 1831 Choctaw removal was a "trail of tears and death"
  • Andrew Jackson Re-Elected.

    Andrew Jackson Re-Elected.
    Andrew Jackson was re-elected as president, causing many Native American tribes to reconsider resisting.
  • The Second Seminole War

    The Second Seminole War
    The Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War began. It will be come the most expensive war on Native Americans America will ever have.
  • Treaty of New Echota

    Treaty of New Echota
    The Treaty of New Echota was signed in New Echota, Georgia by the US Government and members of a minority group of the Cherokee, known as the Treaty Party.The treaty made it to where the entire Cherokee Nation had to release ownership of its territory and move west to the Indian Territory.
  • Texas

    Texas
    Anglo-Saxon Texans assert that Indians have no right to possession of Texan land.
  • End of The Second Seminole War

    End of The Second Seminole War
    The Second Seminole War Comes to an end.
  • Texas Annexation

    Texas Annexation
    On February 28, 1845, the U.S. Congress passed a bill that would authorize the United States to annex the Republic of Texas. The Texans reaffirm that Indians have no right to own Texan land and demand removal of 25,000 Apaches.