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US History
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Question:

What is the Indian Trial of Tears in reference to?

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Answer:

It was the forced relocation during the of Eastern Woodlands Indians of the Southeast region of the United States (including Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole, among other nations) to Indian Territory west of the Mississippi River during the 1830s. Approximately 100,000 indigenous people were forced from their homes during that period, which is sometimes known as the removal era, and that some 15,000 died during the journey west. The term Trail of Tears invokes the collective suffering those people experienced, although it is most commonly used in reference to the removal experiences of the Southeast Indians generally and the Cherokee nation specifically. The physical trail consisted of several overland routes and one main water route which was approximately 5,045 miles across portions of nine states (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Tennessee).

English
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Question:

What are different types of pronouns?

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Answer:

*Possessive - mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs *Reflexive - myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, oneself, themselves *Reciprocal - each other, one another *Relative - that, which, who, whose, whom, where, when

Criminal Justice
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Question:

What are the steps in a Criminal Case

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Answer:

*A crime is Allegedly Committed - Police are notified and an investigation begins. Clues/evidence is gathered, witnesses are interviewed; which may all point to a suspect. *A person is arrested. *The District Attorney's office reviews the case. (They will decide if there is enough evidence to move forward with a criminal case or not) *Criminal charges are issued or declined (If the case is charged, the prosecutor issues a criminal complaint charging the suspect. If it's a felony, the suspect will head to arraignment.) *Initial Appearance - (Here the suspect is informed of what the charges are, the penalty if convicted and their rights to an attorney) *Entering a Plea - (If a felony, a date is set for a preliminary hearing. Misdemeanor cases, the suspect or defendant at this state is asked to enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest.) *Status Conference - (A court hearing is held to determine the status or progress and direction of the case) *Preliminary Hearing - (Here the District Attorney must prove to a judge that there is enough evidence to prove the defendant committed a felony) *Arraignment - (A defendant's first appearance before a judge, they are formally charged and enters a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest.) *Pretrial Conference/Court Settlement Conference - (A court hearing to resolve any issues in advance of a trial.) *Plea Hearing - (A hearing at which the defendant's responds to a criminal charge by entering a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest) Trial- (Court appearance where the evidence is presented to a jury or judge to determine whether the defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.) Sentencing - (A court's decision as to the Punishment/penalties appropriate for the crimes committed.) Appeal - (The defendant may appeal the penalties handed down by the judge)

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