Trail of Tears: Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by | BartlebyThank you! A brief account of the Cherokee people and its tragic encounters with European and American newcomers. The American government had no such scruples; Thomas Jefferson, working from what he considered to be consistent Enlightenment principles, held that the Cherokees were capable of learning to be civilized—which meant going to work in factories, shopping at stores, incurring debt, etc. For their own good, supposedly, the Cherokees were finally marched off to reservations in eastern Oklahoma—removals that, the authors write, cost the Cherokee people thousands of dead and thousands more unborn. There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again.
Book review: Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
In the early nineteenth century, the U.S. government shifted its policy from trying to assimilate American Indians to relocating them, and proceeded to.
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This book was published in September 22, This book has pages. John Ehle is more than qualified to write on this subject. He has wrote over seventeen books, his first book was published in so he has over 30 years. Most Americans have at least some vague image of the Trail of Tears, but not very many know of the events that led to that tragic removal of several thousand Indians from their homeland.