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The long, bitter trail : Andrew Jackson and the Indians

Author: Anthony F C Wallace; Eric Foner
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1993.
Series: Critical issue.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This account of Congress's Indian Removal Act of 1830 focuses on the plight of the Indians of the Southeast--Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Seminoles--who were forced to leave their ancestral lands and relocate to what is now the state of Oklahoma. Revealing Andrew Jackson's central role in the government's policies, Wallace examines the racist attitudes toward Native Americans that led to their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wallace, Anthony F.C., 1923-
Long, bitter trail.
(DLC) 92032609
(OCoLC)26633154
Named Person: Andrew Jackson; Andrew Jackson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F C Wallace; Eric Foner
ISBN: 9781429934275 1429934271
OCLC Number: 1150209732
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 143 pages : maps).
Contents: Introduction: The hunger for Indian land in Andrew Jackson's America --
The changing worlds of the Native Americans --
The conflict over Federal Indian policy --
The removal act --
The trail of tears --
Aftermath: The long shadow of the removal policy --
Appendixes: --
Appendix A. Excerpt from Jackson's message to Congress, December 8, 1829 --
Appendix B. The text of the Removal Act.
Series Title: Critical issue.
Other Titles: Andrew Jackson and the Indians
Responsibility: Anthony F.C. Wallace ; consulting editor, Eric Foner.
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This account of Congress's Indian Removal Act of 1830 focuses on the plight of the Indians of the Southeast--Cherokees, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Seminoles--who were forced to leave their ancestral lands and relocate to what is now the state of Oklahoma. Revealing Andrew Jackson's central role in the government's policies, Wallace examines the racist attitudes toward Native Americans that led to their removal and, ultimately, their tragic fate.

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