Trail of Tears love

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  • "The Cherokee people were removed in what we know as the Trail of Tears, where 25 percent of their people never made it to the land distant from their homes that they were forced to go to, known as the Oklahoma Indian Territory," he said.

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  • You told me one day about what happened to the Cherokees, how they lost everything and ended up dying on a long journey you said was called the Trail of Tears.

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  • Their route, called the Trail of Tears because so many died, led them to Oklahoma, where descendants of the survivors live to this day.

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  • President Martin Van Buren brutally enforced it in a way which resulted in what came to be known as the Trail of Tears because of the many deaths that occurred.

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  • Ten years later four thousand Cherokee would die heading for Oklahoma on what became known as the Trail of Tears.

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  • Perhaps the removal of the Cherokee to Oklahoma -- popularly known as the Trail of Tears -- might serve that purpose.

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  • He talked about how the government broke its promises to the Cherokees and how his grandfather made the horrifying march called the Trail of Tears.

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  • "When you talked to Roger about the Indians, " Brianna said finally, and turned her head to look at him, 'did he mention something called the Trail of Tears?

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  • Their route, called the Trail of Tears because so many died, led them to Oklahoma, where descendants of the survivors live to this day. 25

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  • Jackson's was marked by an exclusionary zeal: By chivvying nearly every Native American in the East onto the forced, genocidal march called the Trail of Tears,

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