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Trail of Tears: Webquest links

Webquest for 7th Grade Social Studies

Task 1: Select a Tribe

Task 2: Pick a Name

To help you assume the role of a native, select a Native American Name for yourself.  Try to pick one from the tribe you selected.

Use the following link to find a name and information about it.

http://www.babynameguide.com/categorynativeamerican.asp?strCat=Native-American

Record the information on your worksheet

Task 3: Indian Removal Act

Research and answer the questions about this important piece of legislation

Use the following link to help you answer the worksheet questions.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2959.html

Task 4: Life on the Trail

Research what it would have been like to travel along the trail.  Use the following links about different topics to answer the worksheet questions.

Trail Conditions 

Land v. River Route

Exhaustion