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Many Native Americans purchased Black Americans as slave property, forcing Black people to travel with their owners during the Trail of Tears after Pres. Andrew Jackson rejected a Supreme Court ruling permitting Indians to remain in their ancestral lands and forcibly evicted them to reservations in and around Oklahoma, beginning in 1831. By 1860, the Cherokees owned 4,600 slaves; the Choctaws, 2,344; the Creeks, 1,532; the Chickasaws, 975; and the Seminoles, 500.

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Route 66 in New Mexico (Paperback)

New Mexico is "The Land of Enchantment," offering a fascinating blend of Native American, Spanish Colonial, and Western American cultures. The travelers from the East knew they had arrived in the grea