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.

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.

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.

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.

trail of tears, images | Cherokees traveling along the Trail of Tears in Kentucky by Murv Jacob

trail of tears, images | Cherokees traveling along the Trail of Tears in Kentucky by Murv Jacob

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

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

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