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Oklahoma History

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compensate
To counter balance; off set
infiltrate
To penetrate with hostile intent
cede
To surrender possession, especially by a treaty
inexhaustible
Unable to be used up because of existing abundance
shrewd
Having or showing sharp powers of judgement
What were the whites and natives fighting over?
Land
What president pushed for the removal of the 5 tribes?
Andrew Jackson
What are the 5 tribes?
Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, Seminole, and Choctaw.
How did Jackson respond to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Georgia Compact?
He refused to enforce it.
How many Cherokees died on the "Trail of Tears"?
5,000
How did the military men describe the Indian removal?
Harsh and cruel
What was the name and date of the removal treaty for the Choctaw?
Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830
What was the name and date of the removal treaty for the Cherokee?
Treaty of New Echota in 1835
What was the name and date of the removal treaty for the Chickasaw?
Treaty of Pontotoc Creek in 1832
What was the name and date of the removal treaty for the Creek?
Treaty of Washington D.C in 1832
What was the name and date of the removal treaty for the Seminole?
Treaty of Payne's landing in 1832
What was the importance of the Stephen Long expedition?
Establishment of Fort Smith
What was the importance of the Thomas James expedition?
Led St. Louis Party for trade
What was the importance of the Thomas Nuttall expedition?
Got most useful and complete info about resources and people of Oklahoma.
What was the importance of the George Sibley expedition?
Negotiated peace with the Native Americans(Osage) and discovered the Great Salt Plains.
Adams Onis Treaty
Established southern border of the Louisiana Purchase and drew the border between Spanish Texas and Oklahoma.
Great Salt Plains
Where salt was found on the Sibley expedition.