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Annotated Bibliography Primary Sources Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green.

The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears. New York: Viking, 2007. Print. The Trail of Tears killed many Native Americans and weakened their tribes. This source helped me understand the pain the Native Americans went through. Perdue, Theda, and Michael D. Green. The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford of St. Martin's, 1995. Print. The Cherokees took the government to court and fought for the rights they deserved. This helped a lot because it showed the troubles the Cherokees even had in court. "Primary Documents in American History." Indian Removal Act: Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress). N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2013. <>. Andrew Jackson was cruel forcing many of the Native American tribes to sign documents that they thought were peace treaties. This helped by showing what the Native Americans were treated as and how they were seen as nothing. "The Cherokee Trail of Tears." : Event, Pictures and Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2014. There were many different routes that the Indians took to get to the Reservations. This was a good map to have because it shows all the different routes.

Secondary Sources "Andrew Jackson." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2014. Andrew Jackson had

dealt with government before becoming president. This was helpful by showing Jackson's past. Berry, Christina. "All Things Cherokee: History Articles - Andrew Jackson - The Worst President The Cherokee Ever Met." All Things Cherokee. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2013. <>. Andrew Jackson was president during the Indian Removal Act. This article helped me with my website because it was written in the perspective as if Andrew Jackson was a bad guy forcing the Native Americans out of their homes. Brandon, William. The Rise and Fall of North American Indians: From Prehistory through Geronimo. Lanham: Taylor Trade Pub., 2003. Print. During the court battle the women of the Cherokee nation wrote a letter about the trouble theyd go through. This was useful by showing what the women had contributed in this act. "Indian Removal Act." Google Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2014. The Indian Removal Act was seen as both good and bad sided when brought to Congress. This really showed how both Andrew Jackson and Congress were thinking during this time. "Indian Removal Act." History Net: Where History Comes Alive. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Jan. 2014. N.d. Photograph. Http:// Web. The act itself took over 5 years to happen. This was a timeline showing the events in a nice and orderly fashion. "Indian Removal." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 20 Nov. 2013. <>. The Indian Removal Act was used to move the Native Americans across the United States to secluded reserves.

This was a very good source for my website because it had very good primary sources. "Trail of Tears." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 12 Oct. 2013. Web. 21 Sept. 2013. <>. The Trail of Tears is the trail the Indians were forced to walk to get to the reserves they were forced to stay in. This was very important to my website because it gave routes and quotes by Andrew Jackson along with the article.