Does anyone know how many Native Americans (indians) were killed along the Trail of Tears?
I am trying to figure out how many Natives were killed along the trail of tears. PLEASE HELP!?!?!?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Estimates range from 40,000 to 1,600,000.
There were many undocumented deaths and mass burials along the way - undocumented deaths included the US Army "thinning down" the population moving across the lands for better efficiency. They would target the elders, young children (infants, mainly) and anyone who was either ill or lame. These murders were all undocumented by the history books, but not by our people.Source(s): Choctaw
- Anonymous5 years ago
The answer is over 100 million Native American human beings were wholesale slaughtered by that psychotic SOB Andrew Jackson.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Don't trust wikipedia, its a bad website. Its more like a blog than an info website.