(855) 4-ESSAYS

Type a new keyword(s) and press Enter to search

jackson


            
             Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States as well as the first westerner to be elected to presidency. Throughout Jackson's presidency he was looked up upon by many people and made many decisions that have a major impact on the United States. What Jackson's beliefs were based on were to help the common man the working class but in the long run really did nothing for them. As well as farmers and workers the phrase common people also referred to the native Americans and the African Americans but that as well ended up in promoting slavery and taking all of the American Indians land despite what the supreme court had said. In the course of Andrew Jackson's presidency he had a negative impact on the untied states and established negative precedents for the time he served and beyond because of poor and unnecessary decisions resulting in negative manner.
             The first decision that Jackson made that was not only legally wrong but also morally wrong was the trail of tears and the forced removal of Indians tribes. By 1830 Jackson had many tribes sign treaties, and they would agreeably move west. Then the Sauk and Fox tribes would not move so Jackson ordered troops to forcibly remove and relocate them so that white settlers could move in and settle. While this was occurring the Cherokee nation tried to win fair treatment through the American judicial system and won in the court case of Worcester vs. Georgia. The Supreme Court ruled that the Cherokee nation was a "distinct political community" and that there land could not be invaded, what Jackson did was completely ignore what the supreme court had said and removed the Indians anyway which is known today as the trail of tears a march in which 1/4 of the Cherokee nation died. All of this resulted in a costly Indian war and a constitutional controversy between the president and the Supreme Court.
             Another decision that Jackson had made was his attacks on the national bank.


Essays Related to jackson


Got a writing question? Ask our professional writer!
Submit My Question
Life is Wild | Donju (Movie) | How I Met Your Mother – HD – DUB/LEG Online