Why Did Cherokees Move West?
And Other Questions About the Trail of TearseBook - 2011
On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time to gather their belongings before being herded into camps. From there, 13,000 were forced on the thousand-mile journey to Oklahoma. They had little food and no shelter from the weather. Many-especially children-grew sick and died. The forced march became known as nunna-dual-tsuny-the Trail of Tears.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
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