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2.)Why were Native Americans forced to leave their lands during the 1830s?

a.)settlers wanted to settle the land
b.)U.S. citizens settled the land first
c.)the Supreme Court ordered their removal
d.)their new lands were better for farming

4.)How did President Jackson respond to the Supreme Court's ruling in Worcester v. Georgia that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee?

a.)He asked Congress to revoke the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
b.)He appealed the decision on the grounds that the Supreme Court did not have all the facts.
c.)He disregarded the decision and removal of the Cherokee proceeded as planned.
d.)He called for a meeting between Congress and the Cherokee Nation to negotiate a compromise.

asked by Yvonne
  1. What do you think the answers are? Have you read your textbook on the removal of the Cherokee Nation?

    posted by Reed
  2. If you need to look it up, Wikipedia has a good article that explains it all quite well.

    posted by Reed
  3. I have read my textbook. If I did not I would not be here.

    posted by Yvonne
  4. Try this article, as Reed suggested.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Removal_Act

    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. Hi, I just wanted to point out that the correct answer for number 2 is a, and the correct answer for number 4 is c.

    posted by Merida

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