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  • Russell Cave National Monument

    Trail of Tears Teacher's Workbook

    Trail of Tears

    Alabama played a much larger role in the removal of the Cherokee Indians from their homelands in the southeast than was previously thought. At least eight companies of heavily armed troops, including regular United States army soldiers, and Alabama and Tennessee volunteers, poured into Northeast Alabama to carry out the removal of the Cherokees, and some Creeks, as called for by terms of the Treaty of New Echota.

    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Education, Environment, History

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3729 County Road 98
Bridgeport, AL 35740


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