Zinn Chapter 7 Questions

1. What is the major theme (recurring idea) in this chapter.

2. What evidence does Zinn cite to illustrate the overall impact of Indian removal?

3. Contrast Thomas Jeffersonís views as Secretary of State concerning Indian policy with those during his presidency. Why did his views change?

4. Explain Zinnís use of irony when describing the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

5. How does Andrew Jacksonís early political/military career foreshadow his
    Indian policies as President?

6. How does Zinnís view of the War of 1812 contrast with traditional histories?

7. Create a basic outline of Jacksonís Indian-related activities and their  significance prior to his presidency (treaties, land speculation, etc.)

8. Explain Zinnís view of Arthur Schlesingerís The Age of Jackson and Marvin  Meyersí The Jacksonian Persuasion.

9. Describe evidence Zinn utilizes to assess the views of Lewis Cass vis-ŗ-vis Native American policy.

10. Create a table illustrating the fate of major Southeastern Indian tribes.

11. To what extent did the Cherokee nation change its culture in order to survive
    within the U.S?

12. For what purpose does Zinn juxtapose the Nullification Controversy of 1832 and the enforcement of Worcester v. Georgia?

13. Explain the significance of the phrase: "As long as grass grows or water runs."
  Source: Historysage.com