Dbq Indian Removal Act

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The Indian Removal Act was a law passed in 1830, which allowed the government to force Indian tribes to move from their land to reservation land. The land which was their home soon got invaded by soldiers forcing the tribe to move. Of course most Indian tribes did not want to move from their area. This caused the Trail of Tears which was an 800 mile walk for the Indian tribes. This topic is very upsetting. The settlers had no right to move these tribes. The Indians were people too! They deserved to have rites just like everyone else did. In my opinion , Andrew Jackson made the wrong decision by passing this law. The Cherokee tribe went to the Supreme Court about this situation and they won. The Supreme agreed that there was no rite to
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