He was the Principle Chief of the Cherokee
Nation. Some Cherokee had already ceded their land and had moved to
the West. But John Ross had no intention of leaving -- he would lead
the fight to protect the Cherokee and their Eastern lands. He took
the fight to the Supreme Court and won...but what was Andrew Jackson's
response? Tell us about this man -- a man who was "only 1/8
Cherokee." What did he do for his people? What eventually
happened to him?