Indian Removal: People

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John Marshall
Supreme Court Chief Justice who ruled in favor of the Cherokee in Worcester v. Georgia
Andrew Jackson
U.S. President, 1829-1837; urged the passing of the Indian Removal Act
John Ross
Chief of the Cherokee, opposed the Treaty of New Echota
Sequoyah
Created the Cherokee syllabary (alphabet)
Major Ridge
Father of John Ridge; negotiated the Treaty of New Echota; executed
John Ridge
Son of Major Ridge; negotiated the Treaty of New Echota; executed
Elias Boudinot
Editor of the Cherokee Phoenix; negotiated the Treaty of New Echota; executed
Samuel Worcester
A missionary who sued the State of Georgia after being arrested for settling in Cherokee Territory without a license.
William McIntosh
Bilingual; bicultural; executed after the Treaty of Indian Springs
Alexander McGillivray
BIlingual; bicultural; negotiated the Treaty of New York, 1790.
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