The Cherokee: Trail Where They Cried

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn of The Trail of Tears, which relates the results of European and Colonial American contact with the Cherokee Indians. The issue of why boundaries are changed will be explored.
Author: 
Sara Jenkins
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
2 class periods
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations