By Greg Borzo,Jacob Kaplan
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Forcibly faraway from their houses within the overdue 1830s, Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians introduced their African-descended slaves with them alongside the path of Tears and resettled in Indian Territory, present-day Oklahoma. Celia E. Naylor vividly charts the reports of enslaved and unfastened African Cherokees from the path of Tears to Oklahoma's access into the Union in 1907.
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Chicago Cable Cars by Greg Borzo,Jacob Kaplan