Task

 

                        

Your task is to use the Internet to research the causes and effects of the controversy that became known as the Trail of Tears.  You will use the information gathered from the your research to compose a diary entry from the point of view of one of the following:

A)  A soldier who forced the Cherokee to move

B)  A Cherokee youth who was forced to march on the Trail of Tears

C)  The Supreme Court Justice who decided the case of Worcester V. Georgia or the Cherokee Nation V. Georgia case

D)  President Andrew Jackson

E)  A white settler in Georgia who has moved onto former Cherokee lands

In order to complete your task,  you will first need to research the Trail of Tears by answering questions 1-12.  Clicking on the hyperlinked text in each question,  will take you to the webpage for the answer.