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The Trail of Tears (We the People: Expansion and Reform) by Michael Burgan

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • General,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7993967M
ISBN 100756509378
ISBN 109780756509378

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The New Trail of Tears How Washington Is Destroying American Indians. By Naomi Schaefer Riley. If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national average and why gang violence . The Trail Of Tears was a very sad time for natives. There were five tribes that were civilized such as the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek,Seminole,and the C.   ANALYSIS/OPINION: THE NEW TRAIL OF TEARS: HOW WASHINGTON IS DESTROYING AMERICAN INDIANS. By Naomi Schaefer Riley. . Trail of Tears. You have some beautiful images of the sky and landscape as seen through Snowdrop's eyes. Your 1st pov is lovely and perfect in this story. Intimate and very personal. Beyond the power of the (unfinished?) story, much of your sentence structure in the narrative sings! Single lines as paragraphs; this is nice, nice writing technique.