1830 Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act into law


On May 28, 1830, President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act into law. The bill enabled the federal government to negotiate with southeastern Native American tribes for their ancestral lands in states such as Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. As a result, …read more

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Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act into law

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May 27, 2022

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August 30, 2021

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August 30, 2021