Chief John Ross
John Ross was a Cherokee Indian who became the first principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. During his lifetime, John Ross fought in the Creek War, became a successful farmer, and led the Cherokees on the Trail of Tears. Can you imagine what it was like for him growing up? What kind of a leader was he? Read this book to find the answers to these questions and many more. In this book you will read about the work John Ross did at his father's store, discover why he did not eat at the Festival of the Green Corn, and see how he took Georgia state leaders to court.
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