Trail of tears webquest

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Task 1:

  1. What obstacle is in the way of white settlement in the lower south of the U.S.?

  1. What Native American groups stood in the way of this expansion?

  1. List 2 actions of Andrew Jackson that supported Indian Removal?

  1. How did the Supreme Court rule in 1823 in regards to the Native American land claims?

  1. How did the Native Americans respond to the Supreme Court ruling?

  1. List one non-violent tactics used by the Native Americans?

  1. What justification did the Cherokee have for suing Georgia in 1830

  1. How did the Supreme Court rule?

  1. What did the Indian Removal Act do/say?

  1. What was the Seminole reaction?

  1. What was the Creek reaction?

  1. What was the Cherokee reaction?

  1. In your own words define - “Trail of Tears”

Task 2:

  1. What was one of the strongest needs of the common man during Andrew Jackson’s time?

  1. What had Jackson observed historically that led him to encourage/force Indian tribes west?

  1. What did the Indian Removal Act nullify?

  1. Who did the Supreme Court favor in the Indian Removal Act?

  1. Name 2 of the 4 other Presidents that supported Indian removal?

  1. What did the U.S. do with treaties it didn’t like?

  1. What group was forced west first?

  1. By the end of the decade how many were moved?

  1. By the end of the decade how many were dead?

  1. What were the living conditions prior to relocation?

  1. What group was the last to be forced west?

  1. What is Jackson known as to the Choctaw?

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