A Comparison Of Andrew Jackson And The Genocide Of Native Americans

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First, the earliest form of racism that was forced on the First Nationers of this country. From the moment the English step on to the American soil the settlers knew there was no precious metals so the only thing that it offered was land. “As Since the Indians stood in the way of unlimited access to North America’s magnificent landmass, the Indians would have to be eliminated. And so they were” (Stannard 431). Burned, purged, killed, and raped, this was just the beginning for the people that were indigenous to the lands in which we now all live and call our own. BY the end of the seventeenth century ninety-five percent of the Native Americans in New England were dead, and it was not just disease. As a matter of fact, Andrew Jackson was a huge contributor to the brutal genocide that went on over many…show more content…
President Jackson told his men to kill the men and women of the “savage dogs” which was the name he called the people native to the ground he was standing on, but it was not just the men and women he orders the slaughter of, he also told his men “a wolf in the hammocks without knowing first where he den and whelps were”

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