Andrew Jackson And The Indian Removal Act

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Andrew Jackson was incredibly wealthy, he owned a plantation with many slaves. He was one of the wealthiest in America. He had very humble origins where as he was a frontiersman from the back country, born and raised in a cabin in Tennessee. The thing that made him more liked was that he extended voting to nearly all white males. This extended his perception that he cared about people and wanted more voices to be heard. By 1840 90% of white males could vote. The Jacksonian administration passed the Indian Removal Act set in 1838. This act removed all the Native Americans from their homeland east of the Mississippi River. Commanding they settle within a confined area of land west of the Mississippi River and were to never return. Andrew Jackson

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