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The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of Native Americans in the United States from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States, to areas to the west (usually west of the Mississippi River) that had been designated as Indian Territory.

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Elsewhere on the Web
Trail of Tears AssociationFacebookYouTube
Trail of Tears List – a report to the U.S. Senate
Remote Sensing Technology to Understanding the Choctaw Removals
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail (U.S. National Park Service)
Seminole Tribe of Florida History: Indian Resistance and Removal
Muscogee (Creek) Removal
Cherokee Heritage Documentation Center
Cherokee Indian Removal, Encyclopedia of Alabama
The Trail of Tears and the Forced Relocation of the Cherokee Nation, a National Park Service Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) lesson plan
Trail of Tears Roll, Access genealogy
Maps of North America and the Trail of Tears (omniatlas.com)

https://www.nationaltota.com/about: Designated as a national historic trail by Congress in 1987, the Trail commemorates the forced removal of the Cherokee people from their homelands in the southeastern United States to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) in 1838 – 1839. The National Trails System – Intermountain Region of the National Park Service, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, administers the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in cooperation with many trail partners, both public (federal, state,and local) and private owners.

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