The Cherokee Indians were one of the four civilized tribes in the United States during colonial times. The Cherokee people were interested in the white men and their ways, and even using some of the new men?s ways.
The Cherokee played an important role in Colonial American history with help from Sequoyah and learning the ways of white men.
The Cherokee were originally located in the southeast United States. This area included: the western sides of the Carolinas, the northern parts of Georgia and Alabama, southwest Virginia, and the Cumberland Basin.
Around 1781 the Cherokee population was around 25,000. They had just lost around half of their population due to smallpox and other diseases. The... View More »