The Cherokee trail of tears /

"In 1838, federal troops and state militias rounded up fifteen thousand Cherokees and imprisoned them in stockades and prisons in preparation for the Cherokees' removal from their native lands in southeastern United States to the Indian Territory of present-day Oklahoma. Fifteen hundred died in conf... Full description

Main Author: King, Duane H.
Other Authors: Fitzgerald, David G., Smith, Philip Chadwick Foster.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Portland, Or. : Graphic Arts Books, 2005.
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Summary: "In 1838, federal troops and state militias rounded up fifteen thousand Cherokees and imprisoned them in stockades and prisons in preparation for the Cherokees' removal from their native lands in southeastern United States to the Indian Territory of present-day Oklahoma. Fifteen hundred died in confinement before the rest embarked on a forced exodus along what became known as the Trail of Tears. This book tells the story of this cataclysmic event"--From publisher description.
Item Description: "Foreword by Principal Chief Chadwick Smith, Cherokee Nation"--Cover.
Physical Description: 192 p., [32] p. of col. plates : ill., maps, charts ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-183) and index.
ISBN: 9780882407524 (pbk.)
088240752X (pbk.)

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