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1. Open question
150 seconds
Should the United States have issued an apology to Native American tribes for the Indian Removal Act of 1830, signed by President Andrew Jackson?
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, describe Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal policy?
3. Slide
60 seconds
In 1830, Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act, which forced Native American tribes out of their ancestral homelands and onto designated reservations. The Native Americans were promised financial compensation, which was rarely fulfilled. The forced relocation of Native Americans was detrimental to their way of life and caused great suffering.
Andrew Jackson and Indian Removal
4. Slide
60 seconds
Indian Removal Act of 1830: This act authorized the president of the United States to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. Trail of Tears: This was the name given to the forced relocation of Native Americans from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States to an area west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory. Reservations: These are areas of land set aside by the federal government for the use and occupancy of Native American tribes. They are held in trust by the U.S. government and the tribes have a government-to-government relationship with the United States.
Concepts:
5. Slide
60 seconds
Andrew Jackson was the first president to pass a law related to Indian Removal in 1830. Despite the Indian Removal Act, some Native American tribes refused to leave their ancestral homeland and remained in their original territory. The Indian Removal Act did not apply to five Native American nations, including the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Seminole, and Chickasaw, who were considered to have a special relationship with the US government.
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6. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think were the motivations of Andrew Jackson and other leaders during the Indian Removal period?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What were the consequences of the Indian Removal Act for both Native Americans and settlers?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How does the Indian Removal period relate to our current understanding of the legal rights of indigenous people in the U.S.?
9. Open question
300 seconds
What can we learn from this period of American history about the importance of respecting the rights of all people?
10. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a dinosaur having a tea party with a rabbit and a hedgehog.
11. Drawings
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Question: Why did Andrew Jackson support the Indian Removal Act of 1830? Clues: • The Indian Removal Act was the first major law that authorized the relocation of Native American tribes. • Andrew Jackson was a strong believer in the concept of Manifest Destiny. • Jackson saw Indian Removal as a way to open up land for white settlement. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs to explain the Indian Removal Act and why Andrew Jackson supported it in a drawing. B. Discuss how the Indian Removal Act impacted the lives of Native Americans at the time.
12. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following was part of Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal policy?
  • Forced relocation of Indian tribes
  • Encouraging Indian tribes to assimilate into US culture
  • Creating reservations for Indian tribes
  • Providing financial aid to Indian tribes
13. Poll
60 seconds
What was the result of the Indian Removal Act of 1830?
  • The Indian tribes were relocated west of the Mississippi River
  • The Indian tribes were granted US citizenship
  • The Indian tribes were granted independence from the US
  • The Indian tribes were encouraged to stay in their ancestral land
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following was an effect of the Indian Removal policy?
  • The Indian tribes were stripped of their rights and autonomy
  • The Indian tribes were granted more rights and autonomy
  • The Indian tribes were granted more land to live on
  • The Indian tribes were granted access to more economic opportunities
15. Poll
60 seconds
What was the name of the Indian Removal policy?
  • Indian Removal Act
  • Indian Reservation Act
  • Indian Assimilation Act
  • Indian Sovereignty Act
16. Poll
60 seconds
What was the result of the Indian Removal policy?
  • The Indian tribes were relocated to reservations
  • The Indian tribes were granted independence from the US
  • The Indian tribes were granted US citizenship
  • The Indian tribes were encouraged to stay in their ancestral land
17. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What do you think were the consequences of Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal policy?

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