500 Cherokee allies help secure Andrew Jackson's win and saved his life.
A small amount of Cherokee people, known as the Old Settlers, moved voluntarily.
President Andrew Jackson authorized the Indian Removal Act.
The Supreme Court ruled for the Indian Removal act and the Cherokee Nation vs Georgia Case
Supreme Court ruling was against the Indian Removal act for the Worcester vs Georgia case.
The US Gov. used the Treaty of New Echota to justify the removal of Native Americans, even though the Treaty Party was self appointed and did not stand for all of their people.
100 Cherokees, called the Treaty Party, signed off all Cherokee lands, and secured their deaths.
Only about 2,000 left willingly.