little John) 与泪水小径 (Trail
Cherokee Nation) 的领袖。
Indian Removal Act) 。罗斯代表他的人民多次到华盛顿进行谈判，他甚至还成功的向最高法院提出告诉。虽然最高法院最后的判决对切诺基人有利，但是杰克生 (Andrew
John Ross was born on October 3, 1790. His Cherokee name was Tsan-Usdi, which means Little John. When he grew up, he became Chief of the United Cherokee Nation.
John Ross and many Cherokee tried to resist the 1830 Indian Removal Act that forced them from their land. Ross made repeated trips to Washington as representative of his people, and he even successfully argued the tribe's case before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Cherokee people, but President Andrew Jackson refused to send troops to protect the American Indians on their homeland.
Leading his people to the unfamiliar territory of Oklahoma may have been the
saddest thing John Ross ever had to do. How would you feel if you were
forced to leave your home forever?