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Trails of Tears

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BC: “I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than death” Robert Fulghum There is nothing to fear, but fear its self. Teddy Rosevelt

FC: Trail of Tears

1: Facts: 6ft tall, 140 lbs., reddish sandy hair, steel blue eyes, Had two bullets in his body. One was from his brother and the other one was from Charles Dickson. He slobbered, and had a cane. Personality- Thinned skinned, and quick tempered, mean spirited, and spiteful. Towards Native Americans- Had a perental attitude towards them, and encoraged them to move west. Worcester V. Georgia- started that Georgia had no control of the Native American tribe, but Jackson ignored them. He was born poor but died rich. | The Man who started it all: Andrew Jackson

2: Land Greed, Gold rush, Gold was found, Predjeice thoughts. | Reasons for the Trail of Tears: | Reasons For the Trail of Tears

3: The Trail of Tears | Fast facts: 2,200 miles long, 1/4 of the Native Americans that walked died. Were only allowed to take rations of animals, food, and clothing with them. Extreame conditions | The Trail of Tears:

4: The Chorkee Rose Myth: The legend says that mothers of the Cherokee grieved and cried so much that the chiefs prayed for something that would lift the mothers’ spirits, give them courage, and give them strength to care for their children. From that day on a rose grew wherever a mother’s tear fell to the ground. The rose is white, for the mothers’ tears; it has a gold center, for the gold taken from the Cherokee lands and seven leaves on each stem that represent the seven Cherokee clans that walked the trail. (Bird, Paint, Deer, Blue, wolf, Long hair, Wild Potato). To this day the Cherokee rose grows along the route of the Trail of Tears. The rose is now the official flower of the State of Georgia.

5: Parlles to the Salem Witch Hunts: | After the French and Indian War and people wanted a scape goat because some of then Native Americans were helping the French.. People had unjustified hatred for them. Most of the Colonist thought they were better than the Native Americans and so they had a predgiuces attitude towards them.. Greed. Corruption Power hungry President Jackson.

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