Essays Tagged: "cherokees"

Cherokee, on native Americans

e so similar to all the other tribes in the East.When Europeans first arrived in North America, the Cherokees occupied a large expanse of territory in the Southeast. Their homeland included mountains ... f poisoning an area of water to kill the fish and gather them up as they floated to the surface.The Cherokees were also skilled hunters. They hunted large animals, such as deer and bear, with bows and ...

(4 pages) 142 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cherokee Formula Poems

e due to a formula poem was not on the "easy" side of the poem. What is very surprising is that the Cherokees believed that these things would really happen to someone else. Of course they were not as ... mples of repetition, it has blanks to include names and also tells us much about the culture of the Cherokees.The role of repetition in the poem "Formula to Cause Death" is very important because it m ...

(2 pages) 35 1 4.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Trail of Tears.

he removal of all Indian peoples to the West of the Mississippi River.It had been made clear to the Cherokees, that the Whites in Washington cared little for their situation, that either they willingl ... t drunk with power and in fit of lust for land, had removed nearly all. The Mississippi Band of the Cherokees had temporarily avoided displacement, but had their land stripped down to 500 acres, but w ...

(2 pages) 122 0 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cherokee Archetypes compared to US arechtypes.

n, [they connect] us to our past, beyond our personal experience to a common source."( Skibyak) The Cherokees, a Native American tribe had many legends and myths that explained some of the archetypes ... ong, smart, can think on their feet, help innocent people, and have some sort of special power. The Cherokees also have visions of their ideal hero. He would have long black hair, brown skin, and he w ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Native american songs and poems.

didn't have a written language until a Cherokee member named Sequoyah, invented a syllabary for the Cherokees in 1821. Their songs and poems had been preserved and distorted throughout all this period ...

(4 pages) 117 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Trail of Tears, Indians.

blem that happened among the Cherokee Indians and the United States was a treaty that said that the Cherokees owned land in four US states, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The white s ... labama, Tennessee, and North Carolina. The white settlers who lived in these areas did not like the Cherokees living with them and complained to the US government to have the Cherokee Indians forced t ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jackson's Administration

try to just before Jackson, show that this was not a bold, new decision. Rather, the removal of the Cherokees was the conclusion of 40 years of government policy. Historical documents, in the form of ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cheech And Chongs Up In Smoke

y did so many people hate the Native Americans, who did nothing to them? In the spring of 1838, the Cherokees were forcefully removed from their land in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South C ... th Carolina. General Winfield Scott took several units, including artillery, and began to force the Cherokees off of their land. Who ever resisted, or could not understand what the whites were saying, ...

(2 pages) 331 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cherokee Indians

ndians lived in. You can trace their history in North Carolina back more then a thousand years. The Cherokees were known as most prosperous tribes in the country. The Cherokee Indians lived in various ... ocratic process in the decision making. The tribal member had the opportunity to voice concerns.The Cherokees were one of the few tribes who lived in permanent villages. The Cherokee lived in log cabi ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jackson

ian Removal program. Removal Act of 1830 set in motion the Trail of Tears in 1838 , forced march of Cherokees that resulted in thousands of deaths by sickness and starvation. Jackson was against the B ...

(1 pages) 344 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

End Of A Native Empire

d now he had the law with which to accomplish it. No people would be more affected by this than the Cherokees. The Choctaw, Creek and Chickasaw moved reluctantly but the Cherokee decided to fight for ... eaty of New Echota. The Treaty violated Cherokee law. Chief John Ross gathered 16,000 signatures of Cherokees who opposed removal. However, once the treaty was ratified by the US Senate it was officia ...

(8 pages) 91 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People

taining power and crushing those who opposed him. In the Indian Removal Act Jackson argued that the Cherokees were not an independent nation, and therefore had to do as he said. Jackson’s interes ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Murder of Andrew Jackson

he Whig Party with others that opposed Jackson. He also hated him because of the way he treated the Cherokees.        Houston was relatively secret about his hatred for Jackson. He w ...

(3 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Traveling To The West

he land of their fathers; to them, any other land would not be the same. Additionally, a lot of the Cherokees died or got sick on the way, and thus their family members reluctantly had to leave them b ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

American Ideology

ions. Another terrible event with the Native Americans was the Trail of Tears in 1838. About 15,000 Cherokees were forced to leave their possessions and homes in Georgia and go to Oklahoma. About 4,00 ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sam Houston

English, was Sam's Indian name given to him by his adopted Indian father Oo-loo-te-ka, chief of the Cherokees. Since Sam had strong Indian ties he was able to help stop the Indians from rebelling agai ...

(1 pages) 397 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cherokee Indians The tribe I did my report on was

Many others migrated elsewhere.The Cherokee Indians existed from the 1700's through the 1850's. The Cherokees were one of the most prosperous and progressive tribes in the country.The early Cherokee f ... s. The Cherokee tribe adopted Sequoya's alphabet. Soon many Cherokee learned to read and write. The Cherokees soon wrote a constitution of their own. The giant redwood trees in California are named af ...

(2 pages) 1900 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Cherokee

ndians moved farther west so that the Indians could build and develop at their own pace.Most of the Cherokees were living in log cabins before their forced relocation. The Cherokee were forced on a wi ... at killed many of their people. They named this march the "Trail of Tears". Of the sixteen thousand Cherokees that walked the "Trail of Tears", only fourteen thousand survived the trip. Another two th ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Sam Houston before 1830

farm and in the family's store in Maryville, Houston ran away from home in 1809 to reside with the Cherokees, who lived across the Tennessee River. "With these Indians Sam found The Iliad come alive: ... m and gave him the Indian name "the Raven." Houston viewed Oolooteka as his "Indian Father" and the Cherokees as a surrogate family, because of this he would maintain great compassion toward Indians. ...

(11 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Indian Removal - Study Notes

o right after Jackson's election?-the Georgians went after Cherokee land --> proclaimed that the Cherokees were subject to the authority of the state of Georgia-meaning that Cherokee in Georgia hav ... ight to bring the case before the court) -->if he could render a decision he would side with the Cherokees-Treaty of New Echota --> federal government will pay support to move the Cherokee &rarr ...

(1 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers