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California History-Social Science Standards Test
CTB MC-Graw Hill
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State: CA

[Susan notes: A student teacher comments: The correct answer was a). That the word relocated in a question could possibly be paired with an answer that has freedom in it is astonishing.

Here are some other possible answers:

e) satisfying white greed for Indian farmland

f) reacting to the frontiersmen hatred of Indians

g) demonstrating that President Jackson could do what he wanted to do

Take a look at some some other questions. (PDF file)

Test Item

- The Indian Removal Act (1830) relocated thousands of Cherokee from Georgia to Indian Territory for the purpose of

a) making the land available for white miners and farmers

b) allowing the Cherokee their freedom from US control

c) obeying the Supreme Court's order to move the Cherokee

d) creating a wilderness area for use by white fur trappers

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