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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Evacuating the Cherokee People

  • Aired: 04/27/2009
  • 01:00
  • Rating: NR
On the morning of May 26th, 1838, the United States began removing Cherokee from their homes in Georgia. Everything that wasn't actually on the person now belonged to the state, and the Cherokee were forced out onto the roads with whatever they had on their backs.
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