Removal of American Indians by Andrew Jackson

Video Segment |05:18

Removal of American Indians by Andrew Jackson

Video Segment |05:18

Outlines the events that led to and surrounded the violent and illegal forced removal of Native Americans from the Southeastern United States by Andrew Jackson and his supporters, and explores some of the bigotry and prejudice towards Native Americans that existed in the 1700s and 1800s in the United States. The segment also highlights ways that the many Native Americans, including members of the Five Civilized Tribes, adopted aspects of European culture and so-called civilization, and discusses the Trail of Tears.


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