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Annotated Bibliography

Primary Sources
Garrison, Tim. "Worcester v. Georgia (1832)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. N.p., 27 Apr. 2004. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This primary source was a great resource because it gave us insight on the most important Supreme Court case regarding the Cherokee’s fate in their homeland of Georgia. It provided the details of the case and many other interesting facts. "Georgia Land Lottery." Mesa Family Search Library. N.p., 1 May 2011. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. This source is a primary source because it has direct information from the event itself. It is a good source because it helped us understand the impact of the gold rush on the Cherokee Indians. Furthermore, this source was helpful in placing the events around the time of the treaty in context. Resistance in the Courts." UH - Digital History. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This primary source includes documents from the many different court cases relating to the Cherokees during this time period. It had legal documents and images that were pertinent to our research. It was an outstanding resource. Frank, Andrew. "INDIAN REMOVAL." Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. Oklahoma Historical Society, n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This primary source was a great source because not only did it have important information, it had pictures that were of great importance to us. Many of the pictures on the website are taken from this source.

Secondary Sources
Hicks, Brian. "The Cherokees vs. Andrew Jackson | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine." HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY . N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Feb. ` 2013. This online magazine is a secondary source that was very helpful to our project. It focused mainly on the roles of John Ross and Major Ridge in the Treaty of Echota. It was a good source because it provided accurate and thorough information that was important for our research. "Indian removal." PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Mar. 2013. This online document is a secondary source that thoroughly explained Andrew Jackson’s role in the Treaty of Echota and the steps the Cherokee took with the courts to try and fight against "About The Nation." Cherokee Nation Home. The Cherokee Nation, n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This website is the Cherokee national website and is a secondary source. It provided us with great material about the Cherokees today. Anderson, William , Ruth Wetmore, and John Bell. "The Encyclopedia of North Carolina." UNC Press. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This secondary source was extremely crucial to our research. It had important facts about the Cherokee tribe and their assimilation period. It discussed the clash of civilizations and the permanent effects of that on the Native Americans. "Cherokee Indians." Smoky Mountains. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This online source is a secondary source that was very helpful to our project. It focused mainly on the history and background of the Cherokees. It was a good source because it provided accurate and thorough facts about their culture and lifestyle. Lipscomb, Carol . "CHEROKEE INDIANS: The Handbook of Texas

Online." Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) | A Digital Gateway to Texas History. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This online source is a secondary source that was very helpful to our project. It focused mainly on the history and background of the Cherokees. It was a good source because it provided accurate and thorough facts about their culture and lifestyle. PBS. "Indian Country Diaries: Today's Challenges." PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This online documentary was a great secondary source. It included information about the Cherokee tribe today across the United States, specifically in Oklahoma. It was a very informative documentary and was used a lot in our research. ""Trail of Tears --Reading 2." U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your America. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2013. This secondary source was very important in our research about the Trail of Tears. It provided exact details about the whole event, including testimonials and images.