Andrew Jackson Five Civilized Tribals

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Andrew Jackson is known for being a major advocate for the superfluous removal of the Native American tribes. Jackson was being oblivious when he decided that he should ignore the treaties signed with the natives. The president was exhibiting selfishness and naïveté by confiscating the lands of the natives, to which they rightfully owned. Jackson had forced the “five civilized tribes,” which were natives who had adopted their neighbor’s ideas. These tribes were forced to make a long and perilous journey to the west of the Mississippi River. By the early 1800’s there were some Native Americans who started to behave in a similar manner as their white neighbors. These groups were called the “five civilized tribes.” They adopted the
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