Conclusion

        

 

 

On the Trail of Tears an estimated 4,000 died from hunger, exposure and disease. The journey became an eternal memory as the "trail where they cried" for the Cherokees and other removed tribes.

 

 

Resources

Brief History of the Trail of Tears

The Trail of Tears Map

Trail of Tears Miscellaneous Links

Accounts of the Trail of Tears

More Trail of Tears General Information

The Cherokee Nation

Chief Justice John Marshall Biography

Additional John Marshall Information

Americans Move West