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Indian Removal Act

(Encyclopedia) Indian Removal Act, in U.S. history, law signed by President Andrew Jackson in 1830 providing for the general resettlement of Native Americans to lands W of the Mississippi River. From 1830 to ...

Indian Territory

(Encyclopedia) Indian Territory, in U.S. history, name applied to the country set aside for Native Americans by the Indian Intercourse Act (1834). In the 1820s, the federal government began moving the Five Ci...

Five Civilized Tribes

(Encyclopedia) Five Civilized Tribes, inclusive term used since mid-19th cent. for the Cherokee , Chickasaw , Choctaw , Creek , and Seminole tribes of E Oklahoma. By 1850 some 6...

Tulsa, Okla.

Mayor: Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr. (to Dec. 2017)2010 census population (rank): 391,906 (46); Male: 190,944 (48.7%); Female: 200,962 (51.3%); White: 245,309 (62.6%); Black: 62,164 (…

A Not-So-Traditional Thanksgiving, Part 1

Part 1: The Original Culture War by Neil Miller During the National Day of Mourning rally in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Andres Araica prayed at a statue of Massasoi…