Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears

by Sue Vander Hook

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Overview

This title examines an important historic event, the Trail of Tears. Readers will learn the background of European settlement in Native American lands, relations between the groups, and how this led to the Trail of Tears. Also covered are the key players, the tragic loss of thousands of Cherokee on the trail, and the event's effects on the future of Native Americans and the United States. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604539462
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Essential Events Set 4 Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Nunna dual Tsutry 6

Chapter 2 West Is Black, Black Is Death 14

Chapter 3 This Land Is Our Land 22

Chapter 4 A Greater Degree of Civilization 28

Chapter 5 Gold! 38

Chapter 6 To the Supreme Court 48

Chapter 7 Time Is Up 58

Chapter 8 The Trail of Tears 66

Chapter 9 New Land, New Government 76

Chapter 10 The Cherokee Today 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

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