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Yazoo Land Fraud
land companies bribed GA leaders to sell land cheaply; resulted in U.S. take-over of disputed land
Reformer, wants to clean up the mess made by the Federalists. Plans to repeal the Yazoo deal if elected. Father of Jeffersonian Party in Ga. Swept the election, takes office in 1796, rescinds the Yazoo purchase of year prior.
Trail of Tears
Cherokee were forced to leave their lands traveling over 800 miles more than 4,000 died; 1838
Indian Removal Act 1830
Passed by Congress under the Andrew Jackson administration, this act removed all Indians east of the Mississippi to an "Indian Territory" where they would be "permanently" housed.
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