The Trail of Tears
A Look at U.S. History
Even the name, "Trail of Tears," evokes the great sadness of the compulsory relocation of Native Americans in the 1830s. This accessible book shares the tragic account of what happened when the U.S. government forcibly removed native peoples from their homelands and resettled them thousands of miles away. Readers will learn why this occurred and its terrible consequences. Maps, historic images, and fact boxes shed light on this devastating incident. The carefully crafted text is especially designed for struggling readers and those who need an approachable review of this controversial subject.