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The North Carolina Cherokees and the New Echota Treaty of 1835

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The New Echota Treaty of 1835 requested that the Cherokee people cede all of their land east of the Mississippi River in return for lands in the west, reimbursement for any land improvements, as well as one year of government subsistence less any debts. This article examines the circumstances surrounding the creation and execution of the treaty.