Map of the Trail of Tears

Title

Map of the Trail of Tears

Subject

Trail of Tears (1838-1839); Maps; Historical geography

Description

Map of the routes taken to relocate Native Americans from the Southeastern United States between 1836 and 1839, including the Cherokee Trail of Tears from 1838-1839.

Source

Created by Wikimedia user Nikater, submitted to the public domain. Background map courtesy of Demis, www.demis.nl and Wilcomb E. Washburn (Hrsg.) Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 4: History of Indian-White Relations. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. 1988. ISBN 0-16004-583-5

Rights

This image is in the public domain because it came from the site http://www.demis.nl/home/pages/Gallery/examples.htm and was released by the copyright holder. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this map since it is based on free of copyright images from: www.demis.nl. See also approval email on de.wp and its clarification. www.demis.nl grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

Language

eng

Original Format

PNG

Physical Dimensions

2,025 × 1,547 pixels

Files

Trails_of_Tears_en.png

Citation

“Map of the Trail of Tears,” SCRC Virtual Museum at Southern Illinois University's Morris Library, accessed December 2, 2022, https://scrcexhibits.omeka.net/items/show/763.

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