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48 resources with the concept the trail of tears

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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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Masculine Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What were the driving forces behind American expansion in the nineteenth century, and what were its effects? Scholars watch a video, read biographies, engage in discussion, write journals and poetry, draw, and create a multimedia...
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 4th
A fabulous PowerPoint resource that thoroughly and accurately desicribes the Cherokee culture from the 1500's through the mid-1800's when they were forced to leave their homeland and march to Oklahoma in the famous, "Trail of Tears."...
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Worcester v. Georgia

For Teachers 8th Standards
Can the president of the United States defy the rulings of the Supreme Court? Students investigate the case of Worcester v. Georgia and the impact it had on society and, most importantly, Native Americans. Using a short video clip as...
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Eastern Indian Wars

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Many know that Native Americans were forced off their lands and moved west, but how did these people react? The Red Sticks faction of the Creek nation opted to defend themselves and their lands in a series of wars called the Eastern...
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Five W’s and One H Activity for Events and People of the Indian Removal

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What did Andrew Jackson have to do with the Indian Removal Act? Learn more about a pivotal moment in American history with a jigsaw activity. Learners from each group choose different historical figures and/or events to research, then...
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Jacksonian Democracy and Indian Removal

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce a study of the presidency of Andrew Jackson with a lesson that uses video clips, primary source documents, group activities, and debates to examine Jackson's early life and career. The lesson focuses on the 1828 election and...
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Excerpt from the Trail of Tears Diary

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
How did Native American nations exhibit resilience as they were forcibly relocated from their homelands in 1830? Pupils read two interview excerpts from the Trail of Tears Diary and discuss what Native Americans fought to preserve along...
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Andrew Jackson’s Speech to Congress on Indian Removal

For Students 9th - 11th Standards
How did President Andrew Jackson justify the removal of Native Americans from their homeland? After your young historians examine Jackson's speech to Congress in 1830 preceding the Indian Removal Act, they will then delve into text-based...
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Andrew Jackson- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Here you'll find a very brief introduction to the presidency of Andrew Jackson, including his participation in the Battle of New Orleans, his decision to relocate Native Americans to the west, and his legacy as the leader of the common man.
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Be it Enacted

For Students 6th - 8th
Take a close look at Senate Bill 102. Learners paraphrase and discuss the document after reading it and the provided historical background document. Next, small groups complete a worksheet  and come together to compare responses.
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America’s Indian Removal Policies: Tales and Trails of Betrayal

For Teachers 8th Standards
Examine the perspectives, cultural clashes, and historical implications of Indian removal policies in the United States during the 1930s. Your young historians will closely examine primary sources and engage in insightful discussions on...
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Tennessee's Presidents: Andrew Jackson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn about the life, career, and policies established by President Andrew Jackson. Young historians can easily follow along with this resource or read about Jackson at an independent work station. Biographical information includes major...
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Study Guide: The Age of Jackson

For Students 9th - 11th
Prepare your class for an exam on the age of Jackson. Not Michael Jackson, Andrew Jackson. Pupils' focus will be guided by 40 different prompts that have them looking up vocabulary words, cross-referencing important names and events, and...
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Andrew Jackson: 1767-1845

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A thorough examination of Andrew Jackson's presidency and politics, these slides contain important facts and pictures of the growing United States. Events such as the Trail of Tears and the Tariff Battles of the early 19th century are on...
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Study Questions: American Romanticism

For Students 9th - 12th
After studying American Romanticism, present your class with this two-page quiz. Since they originally followed a PowerPoint presentation (not included), you'll have to fill in some holes during instruction to prepare them for this quiz....
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Social Studies Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Build a content-specific vocabulary or introduce new concepts prior to teaching a lesson on Westward Expansion. Each slide provides a term, concept, or person along with a simplistic definition. John Quincy Adams, the Trail of Tears, the...
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a poster and a collage about the Trail of Tears. In this Trail of Tears lesson plan, students get into groups and create a poster and collage about the event, and provide a concluding statement about their opinions on the...
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The Brief American Pageant: The Rise of a Mass Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Focusing on the 1828 election of Andrew Jackson, the removal of Southern Native American tribes (Trail of Tears), and the Texas Revolution, these three slides are full of good information for your lecture. Though brief, the maps featured...
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From a New Nation to a Divided Nation

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Quiz your students or prepare them for the big exam with this presentation. Included are 24 multiple choice questions related to Early American Government, The Colonial Period, Westward Expansion, and State Formation.
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Cherokee Indians and the Trail of Tears

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate U.S. history by reading American Indian stories. In this Cherokee Indian lesson, students identify the cruelty inflicted towards Native Americans by the European settlers and the "trail of tears" that were...
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students examine U.S. History by reading a nonfiction book in class. In this Native American lesson, students read the book Trail of Tears and identify different Native American tribes, their characteristics, and their geographic...
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Impact of Indian Removal

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders consider how the majority sometimes enforces unjust laws upon the minority. In this Indian Removal lesson plan, 7th graders research Internet and print sources regarding the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and discuss its...
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Old Hickories

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners analyze historical events to develop a historical perspective. In this critical analysis activity, students read excerpts, primary sources and other materials in order to understand the Native American Removal that occurred...