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  • Cherokee Indian Nation
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    Barbara Huston History 17 A Mrs. Sanchez September 05, 2005 Way The Cherokee have live through good time and some bad time The American Indian History of the United States is always associated with the Cherokee Indian nation. The Cherokee's were by far the largest and most advanced of the tribes. This man was Hernando de Soto was the first European explorer to come into contact with the Cherokees, when he arrived in their territory in 1540. Then he went and came in contact with Native Americans ...
  • Cherokee From The Many Other Native
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    The word Cherokee comes from a Creek word 'Chelokee' meaning 'people of a different speech. ' In their own language the Cherokee called themselves the Aniyunwiya or 'principal people' or the Keetoowah, 'people of Kituhwa. ' The Cherokee are perhaps one of the most interesting of Native American Groups. Their life and culture are closely intertwined with early American settlers and the history of our own nation's struggle for freedom. In the interest of promoting tolerance and peace, and with reg...
  • Cherokee Nation And Infuriated President Jackson
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    The Cherokee Victory The Cherokee Indians, the most cooperative and accommodating to the political institutions of the united states, suffered the worst fate of all Native Americans when voluntarily or forcibly moved west. In 1827 the Cherokees attempted to claim themselves as an independent nation within the state of Georgia. When the legislature of the state extended jurisdiction over this 'nation,' the Cherokees sought legal actions, not subject to Georgia laws and petitioned the United State...
  • Georgia Law Over The Cherokee Nation
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    The Removal of the Cherokee The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted the legacy of Andrew Jackson's Presidency. The events that transpired after the implementation of his Indian policy are indeed heinous and continually pose questions of morality for all generations. Ancient Native American tribes were forced from their ancestral homes in an effort to increase the aggressive expansion of white settlers during the early years of the United States. The most notable removal came after the Ind...
  • 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...

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