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Native American History Photo: John Ridge

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John Ridge
John Ridge, a Cherokee who was assassinated for signing a treaty with Andrew Jackson's government; the Cherokees were eventually forced to comply with the treaty by marching down the Trail of Tears. Portrait by Charles Bird King, 1825. Public domain.
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