"The Trail of Tears"
As we learn about the great history of the United States of America, sometimes we learn things that may be troubling to our ears. As I read "The Trail of Tears" , I was a bit angered about the decisions our great country took on this issue. Citizens of the United States are protected by rights. The Declaration of Independence clearly states, "...that all men are created equal...". For the Cherokee Indians
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I believe that our country was wrong in the decision it made. The answer to the question, "Why?" is greed. More land, more territory, a stronger nation. This is the way our nations leaders saw this situation, but ask those poor humanbeings that lost their land, their friends, and their families what they think.
rs can be forgiven, but never forgotten.
The Indians had lost much of their land to the white man