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States" rights and Indian removal the Cherokee Nation v. the State of Georgia. by Allen Guttmann

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Published by D.C. Heath in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Georgia.

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Indians of North America -- Georgia,
  • Cherokee Indians -- Relocation,
  • Trail of Tears, 1838,
  • State rights

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesNew dimensions in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C5 G83 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 94, 14 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5937481M
LC Control Number65005562

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Originally published in , on the date of the hundredth anniversary of the arrival in Oklahoma of the first Indians as a result of the United States government’s relocation of the Five Civilized Tribes, Indian Removal remains today the definitive book in its by:   Saunt’s book traces the expulsion of 80, Native Americans over the course of the s, from their homes in the eastern United States to territories west of the Mississippi River. Buy States' rights and Indian removal: the Cherokee Nation v. the State of Georgia. by Allen Guttmann online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - Author: Allen Guttmann.   Saunt’s book is a major achievement, commendable for his candor about the horrors of expulsion and his illumination of the crucial role that Southern slaveholders — eyeing Indian lands to Author: Nick Romeo.

Jackson’s anti-Indian stance struck a chord with a majority of white citizens, many of whom shared a hatred of nonwhites that spurred Congress to pass the Indian Removal Act. The act called for the removal of the Five Civilized Tribes from their home in the southeastern United States to land in the West, in present-day Oklahoma. Originally published in , on the date of the hundredth anniversary of the arrival in Oklahoma of the first Indians as a result of the United States government’s relocation of the Five Civilized Tribes, Indian Removal remains today the definitive book in its field/5. The book starts with an overview of removal, and then has several primary sources. I could have done When I first started this book, I wasn't sure it was what I was looking for. I tend to think of Indian Removal in terms of the five civilized tribes that were removed in the s/5. The Act allowed the President to grant lands [taken from Indian tribes] west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within the organized states, but it did not compel tribes to accept such exchanges [See text of Indian Removal Act and Andrew Jackson's message to Congress On Indian Removal].

"Teachers' edition for States' rights and Indian removal: the Cherokee Nation v. the State of Goergia": 14 p. at end. Description: xi, 94, 14 pages map 20 cm. Series Title: New dimensions in American history. Indian Removal Act, ( ), first major legislative departure from the U.S. policy of officially respecting the legal and political rights of the American Indians. The act authorized the president to grant Indian tribes unsettled western prairie land in exchange for their desirable territories within state borders (especially in the Southeast), from which the tribes would be removed.   American Indian affairs are much in the public mind today--hotly contested debates over such issues as Indian fishing rights, land claims, and reservation gambling hold our attention. While the unique legal status of American Indians rests on the historical treaty relationship between Indian tribes and the federal government, until now there has been no comprehensive history of these treaties. The Indian Removal Act of CHAP. CXLVIII. - An Act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the states or territories, and for their removal west of the river Mississippi. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States ofFile Size: KB.