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49 resources with the concept the indian removal act

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Indian Removal and Forced Assimilation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It can be difficult to describe the removal and forced assimilation of indians during Andrew Jackson's presidency to a class. Reading the manuscript of the Indian Removal Act and analyzing photographs and political cartoons from the time...
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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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Old Hickories

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students analyze historical events to develop a historical perspective. In this critical analysis lesson, students read excerpts, primary sources and other materials in order to understand the Native American Removal that occurred during...
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Cadron Settlement and the Trail of Tears

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the reason for removal of the Cherokee and other Indian nations. They map the water route of the Trail of Tears from its origination in the east and through the Arkansas River Valley to Indian Territory.
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Come West Young Man

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students interpret the maps associated with the early development of the Oklahoma Country. They describe reasons for moving to Oklahoma Country in a letter to a relative.
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover that the Indian Territory was comprised of many Indian tribes originating from many different locations. They distinguish between the Indian tribes in the Indian Territory.
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The Changing Faces of Oklahoma

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a historical atlas depicting the changes leading up to 1890 and those afterwards in the Indian Territory/Oklahoma region. line.
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President Jackson's Indian Removal Policy

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the Indian Removal POlicy during President Jackson.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze various paintings by George Catlin.  Students discuss their findings as a whole group. 
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How the West was Lost-The Trail of Tears

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Native American history worksheet, young scholars respond to 14 short answer questions about Cherokee removal polices and the Trail of Tears.
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the Trail of Tears.  In this American History lesson, 7th graders analyze various resources.  Students create various journal entries on specific topics. 
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Lesson Plan: The Math of Removal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the plight of those who walked the Trial of Tears. In this Indian Removal lesson, students compare statistics regarding Indian survival rates.
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Southeastern Tribal Culture and Removal by the U.S.

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore Native American cultures. In this Indian Removal lesson, 8th graders compare and contrast Native cultures to American culture. Students write poems in the voice of a Cherokee tribe member on the Trail of Tears.
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Trail of Tears

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Native American lesson, students read about the Cherokee dilemma and Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act. Students discover...
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President Jackson, the Cherokee and Indian Removal

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Indian Removal Act lesson, students examine the act and discuss the implications of moving the Cherokee. Students...
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The United States’ Expansion West: Hostile Takeover or Manifest Destiny?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Westward Expansion instructional activity, students examine the impact of Manifest Destiny on Native Americans....
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Indian Removal and Global Comparisons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the forced movement of the Cherokee Nation. In this Indian Removal lesson, students discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny and its implications. High schoolers analyze the Indian Removal Act of 1830 and compare...
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Events Leading to the Indian Removal 1830-1832

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the effects of Indian Removal on the Cherokee Nation. In this American history lesson plan, students research Internet and print sources regarding the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Students write short stories that detail...
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Indian Removal: The Cherokees, Jackson, and the “Trail of Tears”

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine executive power. In this Indian Removal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the "Trail of Tears". High schoolers respond to discussion questions regarding the lecture.
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History and Government of the U.S.

For Students 7th - 8th
In this History and Government of the United States worksheet, students complete passages by filling in nineteen words or phrases without using a word bank.
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Forced to Move in More Ways Than One

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the Native American movement. They study the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Dawes Act of 1887, and the Indian Boarding Schools in 1887. They research each episode and create a Venn diagram poster.
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Debating for Land

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research pertinent information based on historical facts and is supported by quotations from primary sources in order to prepare for a class debate about land ownership in the 19th century.
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Indian Removal Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the Internet to research the Indian Removal Act and write a journalistic article showcasing their findings. They choose from a variety of viewpoints and topics to narrow their focus.
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Lesson One: The Three Perspectives on Native American Removal

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the impact of the Indian Removal Act.  In this US History instructional activity, 11th graders analyze primary resources. 
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Township and Range in the Wild West

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how the township and range system is designed and read. They create real estate advertisements utilizing maps and the township and range system.