Cherokee Cultural Persistence
This paper provides an analysis of why the Cherokee expressed cultural persistence more than cultural transformation in their interaction with white settlers and Anglo-Europeans. Various eras of Cherokee history are addressed, from colonial days to forced removal.
The Cherokee Removal
Analysis of the Cherokee Removal Process--the Trail of Tears, including its main proponents and opponents, that focuses on the Cherokee's inability to unite against the encroachment on their ancestral lands.
Trail of Tears
The history of the "trail of tears" in which Cherokees were removed from their native Appalachia and forced to relocate to the harsh plains of Oklahoma. Treaties broken by the U.S. government.
NEW ECHOTA TREATY, 1835.
Treaty removing Cherokees from their land. Injustices, leading figures, govt. policy & implementation, economics.