Conflicting Views on the Indian Removal Act

8th grade, cherokee, eighth grade, indians, jackson, jill weber, trail of tears

Andrew Jackson and Indian Removal

8th grade, andrew jackson, cherokee, jody lubbers, native americans, trail of tears

Jody's lesson is designed to give students an overview of Andrew Jackson and of the causes, events, and effects of the removal of the Cherokee people of the southeastern United States.  Students will use primary source documents to achieve an understanding of the problems that the Cherokee faced.