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Indian Removal Act. Unit 3 Lesson 4. DOG. What continent is Georgia in? Which geographic region of Georgia is the smallest, poorest for farming, and has coal mining?

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indian removal act

Indian Removal Act

Unit 3 Lesson 4

  • What continent is Georgia in?
  • Which geographic region of Georgia is the smallest, poorest for farming, and has coal mining?
  • Which Georgia River begins high in the Blue Ridge, flows through Atlanta and serves as the city’s main source of water, and flows down the Georgia/Alabama border?
  • What are Georgia’s two deepwater ports?
  • d. Analyze the events that led to the removal of Creeks and Cherokees; include the roles of Alexander McGillivray, William McIntosh, Sequoyah,JohnRoss, Dahlonega Gold Rush, Worcester v. Georgia, Andrew Jackson, John Marshall, and the Trail of Tears.
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Essential Question
  • What factors affected Georgia’s development during Westward Expansion?
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Indian Removal
  • There were 2 Indian nations that lived in Georgia
    • Cherokee
    • Creek
  • Both groups were removed from the state of Georgia by force
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The Creek
  • Led by many strong leaders who tried to keep their land for the Creek people
  • Alexander McGillivray represented the Creek Nation throughout the Revolutionary War
    • Worked to centralize power within Creek society and to protect Creek lands more effectively
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The Creek
  • In 1790, the Treaty of New York was signed by George Washington
    • It ceded Creek Indian lands east of the Ocmulgee River to the U.S. government in exchange for government defense of Creek territorial rights