The Indian Removal ACT & The Trail Of Tears

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  • 1. 
    Who was Andrew Jackson?
    • A. 

      An Indian

    • B. 

      A factory owner

    • C. 

      The President of the United States

    • D. 

      The Vice President of the United States

    • E. 

      A soldier


  • 2. 
    What was the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      A journey where all Indians were taken from there homes and forced to walk to a new location.

    • B. 

      A journey that all single people had to take.

    • C. 

      A bike path.

    • D. 

      An old road in Pennsylvania that all the herses took to funerals.

    • E. 

      Andrew Jackson's driveway.


  • 3. 
    What year was the Indian Removal Act passed?
    • A. 

      500 BC

    • B. 

      1250

    • C. 

      1492

    • D. 

      2001

    • E. 

      1830


  • 4. 
    When was Jackson elected President?
    • A. 

      1777

    • B. 

      1824

    • C. 

      1828

    • D. 

      1829

    • E. 

      He was never president


  • 5. 
    Name the 5 civilized tribes.
    • A. 

      Cherokee,Creek,Chickasaw,Sentinel,Choctaw

    • B. 

      Cherokee,Creek,Chickasaw,Seminole,Chalkboard

    • C. 

      Cherokee,Creek,Bow-chica-wow-wow,Seminole,Choctaw

    • D. 

      Cherokee,Creek,Chickasaw,Seminole,Choctaw

    • E. 

      There were no civilized tribes


  • 6. 
    What party did Andrew Jackson belong to?
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Federalist

    • C. 

      Democrat

    • D. 

      Green


  • 7. 
    Where was the Native Americans new territory?
    • A. 

      Great Plains/present day Oklahoma

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Canada

    • E. 

      Florence, Italy


  • 8. 
    Why did Andrew Jackson want to expand the United States?
    • A. 

      He had made a bet with Britain

    • B. 

      He wanted to build a theme park

    • C. 

      He wanted to build a presidential vacation home

    • D. 

      He had no good reason

    • E. 

      The industrial revolution required construction of new factories and manufacturers


  • 9. 
    Which five states did Native Americans cross during the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      North Carolina, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma

    • B. 

      S. Carolina, Texas, California, Virginia, New York

    • C. 

      New York, New Jersey, Maine, Michigan, Indiana

    • D. 

      North Carolina, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Tennesee

    • E. 

      Texas, Flordia, Georgia, N. Carolina, S. Carolina


  • 10. 
    How many Cherokees were forced on the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      None. They all came willingly.

    • E. 

      17,000


  • 11. 
    How many Cherokees died on the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      15,000

    • D. 

      4,000

    • E. 

      None


  • 12. 
    What was a cause of the Cherokee's deaths?
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Lack of food and water

    • D. 

      All of Above


  • 13. 
    When was the Trail of Tears?
    • A. 

      1832-1952

    • B. 

      1838-1839

    • C. 

      1827

    • D. 

      None of the above


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