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Nineteenth-century portrait by unknown artist.

Date created
1820–1860
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Source
Original image housed by Wikipedia

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  • North Carolina in the New Nation: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the early national period (1790–1836). Topics include the development of state government and political parties, agriculture, the Great Revival, education, the gold rush, the growth of slavery, Cherokee Removal, and battles over internal improvements and reform. (Page 10.2)

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portrait of Sequoyah

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In this nineteenth-century portrait, Sequoyah is shown with a tablet depicting his syllabary or writing system for the Cherokee language.