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Toward the setting sun : John Ross, the Cherokees, and the Trail of Tears

Author: Brian Hicks
Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the history of the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina to Indian territory in Oklahoma and the struggle by their principal chief, John Ross, to prevent their removal from their ancestral lands.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John Ross; John Ross; John Ross
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Hicks
ISBN: 9780802119636 0802119638
OCLC Number: 646112151
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xiv, 421 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The time of the fall --
An old prophecy --
Little John --
Horseshoe Bend --
A sharp knife --
A traitor in all nations --
One generation passeth --
The reins of power --
A dangerous game --
Turning point --
The schemes of traitors --
1855 --
Where they cried --
Retribution --
The way of the West.
Responsibility: Brian Hicks.
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Relates the history of the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina to Indian territory in Oklahoma and the struggle by their principal chief, John Ross, to prevent their removal from their ancestral lands.

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