Indian Removal-Laws

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Treaty of New York
Negotiated in 1790 by Creek Leader Alexander McGillivray; Creek gave up some land in exchange for a promise of protection
Treaties of Indian Springs
Creek leader William McIntosh sold the remaining Creek land in Georgia for $200,000
Treaty of New Echota
Cherokee leaders agreed to leave Georgia in exchange for $5,000,000 and resettlement in the west.
Indian Removal Act
Passed in 1830 at the urging of Andrew Jackson; gave the present broad powers to negotiate with Indian Tribes
Worcester v. Georgia
Supreme Court Case; Justice John Marshall ruled the Cherokee were their own separate nation, but Andrew Jackson refused to enforce the ruling.
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