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Trail of Tears, 1838-1839

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Topical headingTrail of Tears, 1838-1839
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Variant(s)Cherokee Indian Removal, 1838-1839
Cherokee Removal, 1838
Trail of Tears, 1838
See alsoCherokee Indians--Relocation
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Indian Removal, 1813-1903
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Found inLC database, Jan. 26, 1994 (Trail of Tears)
Encyc. Britannica (Trail of Tears: a forced migration undertaken by the Cherokee Indians of the eastern United States in 1838-39.)
World Book encyc. (Trail of Tears: "Beginning in May 1838, the U.S. Army forced the Cherokee into stockades to prepare for removal. The Army sent off the first group to Indian Territory on June 6, 1838, and the last party arrived on March 24, 1839.")
Hennepin (Cherokee Removal, 1838)
Adams. Dict. of Am. hist. (Trail of Tears, 1838)
Morris. Encyc. of Am. hist.: p. 15 (Trail of Tears)
Americana: under Cherokee Indians (Trail of Tears)
Not found inAcad. Am. encyc.