This would show students how the Cherokee capital is governed and how it has prospered since the Trail of Tears. Trip to New Echota in North Georgia: This would show students the former capital of the Cherokee Nation. They would see the similarities in this and the United States capital in Washington.
(Substitution: the video of "The Story of New Echota." - call the ranger at New Echota.)
2.Research and report on the "Trail of Tears." This could be factual or in the form of stories (real or imagined) about Indians who endured the march to Oklahoma.