The Cherokee

The Cherokee

Russell Roberts (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691560

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Description

The Cherokees lived primarily in the southeastern United States as farmers and hunters. As white settlers pushed deeper and deeper onto their lands, the Cherokees signed numerous treaties that surrendered more of their land in exchange for the right to live peacefully. The Cherokees even embraced many white ways, such as writing a constitution based on the U.S. Constitution and creating an alphabet, in an attempt to blend in. However, nothing they did was ever enough, and all their efforts finally led to one shattering conclusion: the Trail of Tears.

Reading Level
Lexile
1030L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.1
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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