Trail of tears: heartbreaking look at an 'arduous journey' the trail of tears tells of the removal of the cherokee people from their ancestral homeland. This is a fictional journal entry written in the voice of a young woman on the trail of tears the journal entry is fiction however, the facts in the entry are true. 1838 1839 1939 1830 1930 trail of tears timeline 1830 - congress passed indian removal act 1st feb/mar/apr - indians and american citizens petition congress. A brief history of the trail of tears migration from the original cherokee nation began in the early 1800’s as cherokees, wary of white encroachment, moved west and settled in other areas of the country.
Discover librarian-selected research resources on trail of tears from the questia online library theda the journal of southern history, vol 78.
Butrick's diary of cherokee trek across egypt (december 1838 - january 1839) 15th death since we crossed the tennessee river we travelled about 6 miles and.
Some of the most vivid descriptions of the cherokee removal and trail of tears are provided in the journal kept by the rev daniel s butrick, a missionary with his. ¹ journal of cherokee studies 33 (1978), 134-5 cited in ehle, trail of tears, 319 ² journal of cherokee studies 33 (1978), 145 cited in ehle, trail of tears.
Research about the trail of tears events and routes is on-going the national park service works cooperatively with scholars, site managers, and others to learn more about trail-related stories and sites. Cherokee trail of tears mary ellen carter, wvpt overview topic: cherokee indians, the trail of tears this lesson will focus on what some call the darkest period in. Lesson plan: the trail of tears write a journal entry as either a cherokee, us soldier, or white settler during the process of indian removal.