The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500-1900)
The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500-1900)

The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500-1900)

by Amy H. Sturgis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313056208
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2006
Series: Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 500 KB
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Amy H. Sturgis is Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Belmont University. She is the author of numerous books, book chapters, and articles in both Native American and Science Fiction/Fantasy Studies, including Presidents from Washington through Monroe, 1789-1825 (Greenwood 2001) and Presidents from Hayes through McKinley, 1877-1901 (Greenwood 2003). Her official website is www.amyhsturgis.com.

Table of Contents


Series Foreword   Linda S. Frey   Marsha L. Frey     ix
Preface     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
Chronology of Events     xvii
Overview: The Trail of Tears as Turning Point     1
The Cherokee Nation and the Literacy Revolution     15
The Jacksonian Revolution, the U.S. Supreme Court, and Popular Opinion     31
Political Parties and the Treaty of New Echota     43
The Trail of Tears     55
Aftermath     65
Epilogue     77
Biographies     83
Primary Documents     97
Selected Bibliography     151
Index     161

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