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:

Complete a Photo Analysis of the painting.


Task 3:
Complete a Document Analysis of the primary source.



Task 4:

  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?

  1. What “new” information would you add to your definition of “Trail of Tears?”

Task 5:,9455,1518971-content,00.html
Map 10-2: Indian Removal

  1. List the 5 Native American groups (and their home state) affected by Jackson’s Indian Removal policy?

  1. Where were all the Native American groups relocated to?

  1. Why would this place be chosen?



  1. What do you see in the cartoon? Make a list. Include objects, people, and any characteristics that seem to be exaggerated.

  1. Symbolism: List any symbols you see and what each symbol represents. (For example, Uncle Sam represents the US government)

  1. What is happening in the cartoon?

  1. What is the cartoonist’s message?

(Think – is this a positive or negative cartoon? Towards whom/what?) Why?
Note – The cartoonist’s message is more than a replay of what is happening in the cartoon. These are political statements. What message is the cartoonist trying to convey to his/her audience?

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