The Indian Removal Act - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

jethro
the indian removal act n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
The Indian Removal Act PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
The Indian Removal Act

play fullscreen
1 / 5
Download Presentation
The Indian Removal Act
64 Views
Download Presentation

The Indian Removal Act

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. The Indian Removal Act

  2. This is how the IRA started • In the late 1830s, nearly 125,000 Native Americans lived on millions of acres of land in the south. Their ancestors had occupied and cultivated for generations. At the end of the decade, very few native Americans remained anywhere in the southeastern United States. Working on behalf of white settlers who wanted to grow cotton on the Indians’ land, the federal government forced them to leave their homelands and walk thousands of miles to a specially designated “Indian territory” across the Mississippi River. This difficult and sometimes deadly journey is known as the Trail of Tears. The native americans were forced to move. They were held at gunpoint. The Indians didn’t give up they fought back. They wouldn’t go down without a fight.

  3. How Native Americans live today How Native Americans live today

  4. How Americans live today • In a open environment filled with electronics • With a fast growing population • With lots of land to farm and live • Big city's and homes • Every one go’s to school with technology • Most people have jobs • 313.9 million people live in America today

  5. Sources • ." History.com. A&E Television Networks, 1996. Web. 17 Oct. 2013.e • Diane Hart. (2011). History Alive. madison wisconson: webcrafters.