The Trail of Tears, 1836

Artist: Hannah James
School: Wetumpka Intermediate

"The Trail of Tears, 1836"

1830 .. 1835 President Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Bill approved by Congress (1830); land cession treaties follow between the U.S. and each of the Indian peoples with a presence in Alabama, each of whom cede their remaining lands east of the Mississippi in exchange for western lands.

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Created: October 10, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
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Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
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