1838-39: U.S. government's forces removal of 17,000 Cherokees to Indian Territory in defiance of U.S. Supreme Court decision. More than 4,000 die from exposure and disease on the trip.
hope we ain`t next on hit list
"Our country demands all our strength, all our energies. To resist the powerful combination now forming against us will require every man at his place. If victorious, we will have everything to hope for in the future. If defeated, nothing will be left for us to live for." --- Robert E. Lee