Pros And Cons: Land West Of The Appalachian Mountains In The 1700s

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(a) 1700s--Lands West of the Appalachian Mountains. In the 1700s, The Frontier was bordered by the Appalachian Mountains to the West and settlers, as a result, began to move across the Appalachians into areas such as the Ohio Country and the New River Valley. The King George III issued its Proclamation of 1763 and it flatly prohibited settlement in the area beyond the Appalachians Mountains after the French and Indian War.
(b) mid-1800s--Lands West of the Mississippi River. In Indian Removal Act of 1830, President Jackson granted land west of the Mississippi River to Indian tribes that agreed to give up their homelands. The Indian Removal Act was not impactful, because the Native Americans that were forced to get off their land didn’t know