6. There were actually six tribes that walked the Trail of Tears. One tribe, Chipachawamie, died of famine early on. The tribe was small and only consisted of about 1,000 members. Those that survived were accepted into the Choctaw tribe. For whatever reason, this is largely ignored by history books.

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The Cherokee Indians have a rough past. Part of their past is the Trail of Tears, when the government ran them out of their homeland. Thousands died that day.

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The Trail of Tears shouldn’t have happened. People at the time knew that it was wrong, that it was illegal, and that it was unconstitutional, but they did it anyway. Historian Amy Sturgis explains why the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to “Indian Territory” was wrong on both moral and legal grounds.

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Trail of Tears - Kids Konnect. A lot of critical thinking can come from a lesson on the Trail of Tears

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The Trail of Tears refers to the forced relocation in 1838 of the Cherokee Native American tribe to the Western United States, which resulted...

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Cherokee lessons Thanks to an online friend, A Cherokee who goes by trulycrabby on http://www.secularhomeschool.com forum

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Trail of Tears The Indigenous People of the United States Discover interesting facts and information about the history and culture of Native American Indians and their tribes

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