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Andrew Jackson is a Villain

Many people think of Andrew Jackson as a savior of our country, but that is far from the truth. The truth is that he is a racist, hot tempered controlling, selfish. . . (I could go on forever) person. This made him a terrible president. Andrew Jackson is not one that should be remembered as […]

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Life of Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of the U.S.A. Did you know he was the first president to have an attempted assassination? He was born of immigrants and had a tough childhood. This made him more inclined to join the militia. All of this made him a strong president. Andrew Jackson was born on March […]

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President Andrew Jackson and the Cherokee Nation 

Andrew Jackson was a very respected president who during the 2 terms he served was apart of major controversies of how he handled and followed through with the land disputes with the Cherokee Nation and other Native tribes in Georgia. With all of this starting with the United States finding gold in Georgia which ultimately […]

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“Trail of Tears” – Indian Removal

On the 28th of May 1830, the president at the time, Andrew Jackson, signed into effect a now controversial law. This law was the Indian Removal Act which allowed the removal of Native Americans from their homes to lands west of the Mississippi River. One tribe who was forcefully removed from their homes was the […]

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“Trail of Tears” – Form of Genocide

Genocides all around the world have been responsible for the deaths of millions of people. Many human’s beings are singled out and killed because of the race, ethnic, group religion and being part of a specific national. One of the saddest tragedies in American history is the United States Government the Indian Removal Act of […]

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“Trail of Tears” – History of Indians

Long before Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 was a time when North America was the unknown except to the natives who were already living there. He called the natives Indians because he thought he had reached India. Fast-forward a couple of hundred years people were trying to get away from England to […]

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Trail of Tears – Forced Relocation and Removal

The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation and removal of Native American communities from the Southeast region of the United States to Indian territory located west of the Mississippi River. This included many Native American tribes including Creek, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Seminole and most famously the Cherokee tribe. Estimates from tribal and military records from […]

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Cherokee: the Trail of Tears

The Cherokee tribe is a very unique tribe because despite all the events they went through because of foreigners, they were able to stay united and maintained major parts of their culture. The people in the native american tribe usually had high cheekbones, brownish and reddish skin tone, dark hair, and last but not least […]

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Trail of Tears – Indian Removal Process

The Trail of Tears started in 1838 and ended around March in 1839. Over 100,000 Native Americans lived on millions of acres of land in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. This land had been passed down for generations but by the end of the 1830’s, very few Native Americans remained. Because the natives […]

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“Trail of Tears” – a Deadly Journey

On millions of acres in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida is where over 100,000 Natives American would call home in the early 1830s. Due to white settlers who wanted to harvest cotton where the Natives were settled, the federal government would soon force Native Americans to travel thousands of miles across the Mississippi […]

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Supreme Court Decision: Trail of Tears

In the early 1830s the United States Supreme Court had two important decision to make, and along with the actions of President Jackson, the fate of the Cherokee Nation was decided. Cherokee nation v. Georgia was a case where Georgia passed a law about taking the Native American’s lands; Worcester v. Georgia was a case […]

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Trail of Tears – the Abuse of Federal Power

The struggle between federal power and states’ rights has been a controversy ever since the creation of the United States. The first two governing documents illustrate the search for balance within the two powers; the Articles of Confederation which gave the states more power, and the Constitution which gave more power to the central government. […]

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Trail of Tears – very Unnecessary Injust Event

Even after the Native American people showed they were not a threat, adopted the ways of the settlers, and became civilized, Andrew Jackson and his men decide to pursue the Trail of Tears and unjustly remove the Native Americans from their homes and destroy their peaceful people and culture. The Trail of tears was not […]

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