Comparing The Cherokee Removal, Perdue And Green

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In the book, The Cherokee Removal, Perdue and Green argue that the Cherokee Nation was treated unfairly by the U.S. Government in the 1800s. The majority of Americans were not fond of the Native Americans, and the Americans felt as if the Native Americans were on their rightfully owned property. Perdue and Green display how the states were trying to remove the Natives when they write, “A state could use its legal institutions to make life for Indians so miserable that they would gladly sell their lands and flee to the West” (Perdue and Green, 73). They showed how the states slowly permitted Americans to do whatever was necessary to remove the Cherokees and take their land. The Cherokees resisted because they wanted to stay on the lands that
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