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History Section Rev

Review for quiz on the History section of TN notebook

Who is known as the “Father of Tennessee”? James Robertson
In 1779, which two men each led a group of settlers from east Tennessee to middle Tennessee to settle at French Lick? James Robertson and John Donelson
Why did the first settlers of Tennessee want to settle here? They wanted more land and freedom from government.
The Civil War took place in what years? 1860-1865
Who were the three Presidents of the United States that were from Tennessee? Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, James K. Polk
What were the four Native American tribes that could be found in Tennessee? Cherokee, Chickasaw, Shawnee, Creek
Historians know that which Spanish conquistador came through Tennessee on his quest to find gold, thanks to the journal entries of Rodrigo Ranjel? Hernando de Soto
The “march” for the Native Americans in 1838 began in the state of ____________________________, and ended in _____________________________. It began in North Carolina and ended in Oklahoma.
What was the lonely and dangerous road that was used by Tennessee settlers after selling their goods in New Orleans called? Natchez Trace
In 1838, thousands of Native Americans were forced off their land and made to march west of the Mississippi River along what became known as the ___________________________? The Trail of Tears
What were men who hunted for lengthy periods of time called? Longhunters
This Cherokee leader, who had the right to sit in council meetings, often showed mercy on prisoners, by setting them free _________. Nancy Ward
Which President approved the removal of the Native Americans during the Trail of Tears? Andrew Jackson
John Donelson led people to French Lick by way of land or water? water
James Robertson led people to French Lick by way of land or water? land
What made Tennessee unique in regards to the Civil War? It was the last state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War and the first to return after the war.
Created by: agboulier