trail of tears book review

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History tells us that there was over ten million American Natives in Northern American continent when the non-Indians arrived. For almost 300 years, about 90% of the Native Americans were wiped out either through diseases, warfare with the immigrants, or famine (Hightower-Langston,12). During the 19th century, the United States pushed the Cherokee Nation to abandon their homeland and relocate to Mississippi, which describes the event called the |Trail of Tears (Perdue 23). The words ‘Trail of Tears” describes the trek of the Cherokee people from their homeland to the west of Mississippi, their new home.

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Trail of Tears Book Review(Author's Name)(Institutional affiliation)History tells us that there was over ten million American Natives in Northern American continent when the non-Indians arrived. For almost 300 years, about 90% of the Native Americans were wiped out either through diseases, warfare with the immigrants, or famine (Hightower-Langston,12). During the 19th century, the United States pushed the Cherokee Nation to abandon their homeland and relocate to Mississippi, which describes the event called the |Trail of Tears (Perdue 23). The words 'Trail of Tears" describes the trek of the Cherokee people from their homeland to the west of Mississippi, their new home.Having little learning of the Cherokee evacuation and the history that occurred in this minute in America's past, the book Trail of Tears: Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by John Ehle, offers knowledge to the legislative issues, social flow and class battles the Cherokee Nation confronted in the late 1830s. The book was exceptionally extensive, and the extent of the book covers about 100 years of Native American History. Ehle catches the historical backdrop of the Native American individuals by demonstrating to the readers what prompted the occasions scandalously known as the Trail of Tears. The writer utilizes genuine military requests, diaries, and letters which help in making a book that keeps the reader keen on the history that unfolded. The book is exceptionally thick with examinatio

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