Appeal of the Cherokee Nation
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The essay is to be typed, 3-4 pages in length, size 12 font, Times New Roman, double-spaced. The essay requires that you consult 2 secondary sources (Wikipedia is not an acceptable source). You must cite your sources according to the Chicago style format. Read the document “Appeal of the Cherokee Nation” (p. 200Voices of Freedom) and summarize the Cherokee’s main argument for rejecting relocation beyond the Mississippi River. What are their arguments against removal based on? The analysis paper should begin with an introductory paragraph and a thesis statement. The introductory paragraph needs to be followed by four to six paragraphs that answer the assigned questions listed down below and supports the thesis statement. Your analysis on the PRIMARY SOURCE must answer the following questions: 1. What is the historical context of the document? What is the title of the primary source? When was the document written? 2. Who is the author? 3. What is the author’s background or position in society? What is the author’s bias? What does the author feel strongly in favor of or strongly against? 4. Who is the intended audience? 5. What is the central issue in the document? Do the Cherokee have a justified legal argument against their removal? Why or why not?