Cherokee Chronicles 1540-1840: From First Contact to the by Joel Koenig

By Joel Koenig

Cherokee Chronicles offers a political heritage of the people's fight to conform as Europeans completely affected their economic system, tradition, and government.

In 1540 Hernando de Soto encountered a tribe of self-sufficient those who took from nature what they wanted. males have been revered for his or her attributes and accomplishments, now not their fabric possessions.

By the fourth century after first touch, Cherokee leaders have been Christian capitalists with a constitutional executive. Even after racial bigotry and greed ended in the holocaust of the path of Tears, the Cherokee re-established the guideline of legislations and set forth on a brand new pathway for peace and progress.

They surrendered the various previous methods, yet additionally they tailored the methods of the white guy as no different local workforce had ever performed. This year-by-year account chronicles triumph and tragedy because the tribe attempts to construct a latest nation.

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