This is a 9 page interactive and visually appealing reading guide for a Georgia Studies unit on Indian Removal. It is meant as an overview of the basic required information and is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards. Throughout the story, students will be prompted to answer questions, make inferences, study maps, or simply to define a vocabulary word or event
Topics included in the reading guide are: Creek and Cherokee tribes, Treaty of New York of 1790, Creek cessions, War of 1812, Red Stick War, Treaty of Indian Springs, Cherokee adoption of White man culture, Dahlonega Gold Rush, Worcester vs. Georgia, and the Trail of Tears.
Important people include: Alexander McGillivray, Andrew Jackson, William McIntosh, Sequoyah, John Ross, Samuel Worcester, and John Marshall
Included is a a 2 page student handout and a key.My students often comment that these reading guides help aid their understanding of the content in an simplistic and interesting way!
Check out the companion reading guide called: Westward Expansion, a Georgia Perspective. It is also aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards and contains events involving Westward Expansion and Georgia's involvement.