Indian Removal Act of 1830: Summary, Timeline & Facts

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What was the primary reason behind the Indian Removal Act of 1830?

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1. Who was responsible for the creation of the Indian Removal Act of 1830?

2. Which of the following Indian tribes were NOT a part of the forced relocation across the Mississippi River?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include how the tribes responded to the act.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Primary reason behind the Indian Removal Act of 1830
  • Tribes included in the forced relocation
  • Opposition to the act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Indian Removal Act of 1830
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tribes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Andrew Jackson's role in the act's creation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the Indian Removal Act of 1830: Summary, Timeline & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the primary causes for the Indian Removal Act of 1830
  • Understand why some tribes did not resist the Act
  • Know the fate of the tribes that did not accept forced relocation
  • Recognize the legacy of the Trail of Tears
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