Andrew Jackson Dbq Essay

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It is clear from the documents that Andrew Jackson acted like a king/tyrant. One reason that Andrew Jackson acted like a king was because he didn't listen to congress and he went against the U.S. Constitution. Document four stated that he sent soldiers to force Native Americans out of their homes at gunpoint and into stockades. After a few months of living in the stockades, the soldiers forced the Native Americans into the Indian territory called Oklahoma. This journey that the Native Americans traveled was called the “Trail of Tears.” In class, Mr. Moore taught us that he owned slaves. Andrew Jackson’s slave holdings increased one hundred and fifty percent during his lifetime. He had the most slaves during his presidency. Others might say

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