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Expansion and Growth

Expansion and Growth (Set #7)

Andrew Jackson 7th president who was an advocate of Indian removal
bribe money paid to someone to get him or her to do something
cede to give something up, especially land
Cherokee Indians lived in Northwestern GA and forcefully removed as part of the Trail of Tears
Creek Indians lived in Southern GA and removed from GA through treaties
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin
Headright System land allocations approach that provided the head of family up to 200 acres of free land
John Marshall Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court who ruled in favor of Cherokee
John Ross principal chief of Cherokee Indians who tried to use legal means to fight against removal
land lottery land allocation approach that gave the average Georgian a chance to buy land at pennies on the dollar
Trail of Tears final removal of Cherokee Indians from Georgia
William McIntosh Creek Chief who illegally signed the Second Treaty of Indian Springs
Yazoo Land Fraud sale of western land to four companies after members of the General Assembly had been bribed
University of Georgia first state sponsored college
Worcester v. Georgia Supreme Court case declaring that the Cherokee were sovereign or an independnet state and not subject to U.S. laws
Created by: Bense8



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