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  • Lives Of The Cherokee
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    "THE CHEROKEE" This report will examine the interaction and effects of the European culture clashing with the Native American culture when these new people [Europeans] came to a land and decided to take what they thought was theirs. Discussed will be who these people were and are, their way of life, and how they lived then and now. This paper will explain the "religious bigotry, cultural bias, and materialistic view" (Perdue and Porter 7) the Europeans had that conflicted with the naturalistic a...
  • Americans And Cherokee Indians
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    Cherokee Nation Before invasion of the Americans onto Cherokee territory, the Cherokee lived in peace and harmony. Keetoowah is the name of the ancient Cherokee town in the eastern homelands, said to be the "Mother Town" of the people (Conley 18). Many of the Cherokee Indians originated here according to the traditions. They referred themselves as Ani-Kituwagi, meaning Keetoowah People, or Ani -- ya, the Real People (Conley 27). The fertile lands of the Keetoowah were filled of many resources, b...
  • Cherokee Indians
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    Cherokee Removal These articles, A Permanent Habitat for the American Indians and Memorial of the Cherokee Nation, enlighten the reader to both sides of a very controversial issue in the early 1830's. The views of Andrew Jackson on removing the Cherokee Indians are very biased and very inconsiderate. As a unified nation, the Cherokees very clearly state their position and authenticate their claim to their native lands. Both articles, when combined, provide a very broad base of information, be it...
  • Lands From The Cherokee People
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    The United States and the Cherokee Indians The debate over the legality of sovereignty and acquired lands from the native Americans, specifically the Cherokee, has long been debated. The issues involved have included treaties, land sold, and the right of the Government to physically enforce their rules on Indian land 'sovereignty'. This paper will examine the strategy used by the Federal Governments, the State Governments as well as those of the Cherokee Indians. The three-way relationship as we...
  • Cherokee East
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    The Removal of the Cherokees After England's acceptance of the terms of the peace made with France and Spain in 1763, in which France gave Louisiana to Spain, the grants formerly made to the six English colonies were considered good only to the Mississippi River. During the American Revolution and soon there after these former colonies were considered good only to the Mississippi River. During the American Revolution and soon thereafter these former colonies, now states of the Union ceded their ...
  • Cherokee From Georgia Lands
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    Trail of Tears Trial of Tears and the Five Civilized Tribes During the early years of 1800's, valuable gold deposits were discovered in tribal lands, which by previous cessions had been reduced to about seven million acres in northwest Georgia, eastern Tennessee, and southwest North Carolina. In 1819 Georgia appealed to the U.S. government to remove the Cherokee from Georgia lands. When the appeal failed, attempts were made to purchase the territory. Meanwhile, in 1820 the Cherokee established a...
  • Cherokee Removal
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    In The Cherokee Removal, Perdue and Green show the trials that the Cherokee faced in the years from 1700 to 1840. This book shows how the Americans tried to remove these Indians from the southeastern part of the United States. The Cherokees tried to overcome the attempts of removal, but finally in 1838, they were removed from the area. The Cherokees lived in the valleys of rivers that drained the southern Appalachians (Perdue, 1). The British first came into Cherokee country in 1700. They came f...
  • Oklahoma A Cherokee Tribe
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    The Cherokee Tribe The Cherokees are a North American tribe. This Indian tribe has a lot to do with our history. It is the biggest Indian tribe that we have today. The Cherokee tribes had a wide range where they lived across the United States, from Texas to the Great Lakes. The tribes started in Asia, and over time they ended up in the Great Smoky Mountains. In Georgia, the government tried to run all the Cherokee off of their land. But when they appealed it, it failed. The government even tried...
  • Trail Of Tears And The Other Cherokee
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    The Trail of Tears, was it unjust and inhumane? What happened to the Cherokee during that long and treacherous journey? They were brave and listened to the government, but they relieved unproductive land and lost their tribal land. The white settlers were already emigrating to the Union, or America. The East coast was burdened with new settlers and becoming vastly populated. President Andrew Jackson and the government had to find a way to move people to the West to make room. President Andrew Ja...
  • Cherokee's Rights To Their Land
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    The Cherokees The Removal of the Cherokee from their land in the 1830's remains a national disgrace today. How could our great conscientious country have done such a thing The Cherokee were brutally moved west with disregard for the laws that existed. It showed that the United States government felt it had the power to do as it wished (Wright 280). The fate of the Cherokee was to befall most of the other Indian nations The U.S. encountered (Hudson 460). It is however, unfortunate that the Cherok...
  • Cherokee Nation Vs Georgia
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    O'siyo (which means hello). The Cherokee were very interesting people. They may not always be referred to as The Cherokee, they may be referred to as The Talagi. But the proper name is Aniyunwiya (which means The People). The first know contact with the Europeans was some time around the 1500's. It was estimated that the Desoto expedition in the mid 1500's introduced illnesses and other diseases to the Indians. Which wiped out around seventy five percent of their total population. Previous to th...
  • Removal Of The Cherokee Indians
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    The Trail Where They Cried nu na hi du na tlo hi lu i "There were ten million Native Americans on this continent when the first non-Indians arrived. Over the next 300 years, 90% of all Native American original population was either wiped out by disease, famine, or warfare imported by the whites". By 1840 all the eastern tribes had been subdued, annihilated or forcibly removed to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi. The discovery of the New World by European explorers caused endless problems...
  • Cherokee's Removal From Their Homeland
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    The years 1838 and 1839 were not pleasant ones for the Cherokee Indians, a tribe who had, before this date, been settled in the Southeast, and were forcibly removed and made to travel West beyond the Mississippi River during these years. The difficult and heart-wrenching journey that they endured, known as The Trail of Tears, paints a picture of the conflicts between the Native Americans and white settlers at this time and was meant as a solution to these irresolvable differences. Many of the ha...

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