Phrases to Refine a Search
trail of tears
searched each of the words you entered separately. You probably
got more than 950,000 pages. Looking through even a fraction of these
is time consuming and frustrating!
"trail of tears"
you put quotes around trail of tears, it ensured that the words were
searched together as a phrase. You should have gotten fewer
"hits," perhaps around 230,000.
the name of Andrew Jackson makes the search more specific. He's the
President who ordered the removal of the Cherokees from lands east
of the Mississippi River. You should have gotten even fewer returns,
Advanced Search with .org
limiting your search to .org. (organizations) you should have
found a PBS site and the official site of the Cherokee Nation. You
could also try .edu sites or you could add additional terms
to refine your results.