Trail of DeathHistory of the 1838 Trail of DeathThe Trail of Death was the forced removal by United States forces from September 4 to November 4, 1838, of 859 members of the Potawatomi nation from an area in Indiana, to Kansas. the trip lasted 660 miles.
Trail of TearsThe Trail of Tears The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the present-day United States. The event is most closely associated with Andrew Jackson. The Cherokee, Creek, Seminole, and Choctaw were the most prominent tribes. The destination of the tribes was primarily Oklahoma.