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Indian Removal Act. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Donald A. GrindeDonald A. Grinde

In the 1820s, land speculators called for the elimination of Native American communities that impeded white settlement. Particularly at issue were the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole Indians of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida—the so-called Five Civilized Tribes. ... ...

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