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    Why Did Cherokees Move West?
    And Other Questions about the Trail of Tears
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    Also available in: E-BookLibrary Bound
    ©2011
    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-6125-1
    AR Quiz #: 138495
    AR Points: 1.00
    ATOS Level: 5.70
    Guided Reading: R*
    Lexile Level: 840
    SRC Reading Level: 5.5
    Pages: 48
    Trim Size: 6 3/4 x 9
    Dewey: 975.004'97557
    Reading Grade Level: 5
    Interest Grade Level: 4-6
    Ages: 9-12
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    DESCRIPTION Judith Pinkerton Josephson
    On May 26, 1838, U.S. soldiers surrounded Cherokee villages across Georgia. The soldiers came to force Cherokee families to move to a new territory in Oklahoma. The Cherokees had little time to gather their belongings before being herded into camps. From there, 13,000 were forced on the thousand-mile journey to Oklahoma. They had little food and no shelter from the weather. Many—especially children—grew sick and died. The forced march became known as nunna-dual-tsuny—the Trail of Tears.

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