Westward Expansion

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Westward Expansion Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The painting is an illustration of the Cherokee Indians being forced to move west, also known as the ____________________.
  • 2. 
    Why were the Cherokee being forced to leave their homeland in Georgia, and where were they going?
  • 3. 
    If you were the federal military officer in the painting, what would you be feeling?  Put yourself in his shoes and write a brief paragraph from his perspective.
  • 4. 
    If you were a Cherokee mother illustrated in the painting, what would you be feeling?  Put yourself in her shoes and write a brief paragraph from her perspective.
  • 5. 
    If you were President Andrew Jackson watching this event happen, how would you be feeling?  Put yourself in his shoes and write a brief paragraph from his perspective.