Season 99 - Day 12 of 14

History of the United States

In 1830, the Indian Removal Act was passed allowing government authorities to force relocation of Native Americans.
The act led to relocation of approximately 60,000 Native Americans from their ancestral homelands in Southeastern United States to new "Indian Territories" west of the Mississippi River.
Approximately 4,000 Native Americans died on the way to the territories or as a consequence of the exodus.
What is the series of forced relocations collectively known as?

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