Andrew Jackson Dbq

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This is an all time argument of the 7th president of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Jackson was a very popular president of his day and did many great things. Jackson considered himself “democratic” but some people don’t think he was very democratic. Was Jackson “democratic”? Well, Jackson wasn’t very democratic as he or many Americans thought. It states in Jackson’s “State of the Union Speech” that he wanted to give the Cherokee, a Native American tribe, a new home on what is called “Indian Territory”. Jackson believed that the Cherokee would be happy in their new area and they all wanted to leave, and this is why many people believe Jackson was democratic, but the Cherokees didn’t want to leave. The Cherokee was forced to leave because

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