Andrew Jackson: The Common Man Of The People

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Andrew Jackson was born in Waxhaw, South Carolina, March 15, 1767, and died June 8, 1845 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was known as the man of the people. People deem him ‘the common man of the people’ because he bribed his ignorant fans, supporters and illiterate farmers (who made up 90% of the populace) so he could have their votes (the ‘spoils system’). I see Andrew Jackson as a person who disobeys the constitution and violates people 's rights. Jackson, like the common man back then, supported slavery. He killed, and took the land from millions of Native Americans and push them west. This was known as the Trail of Tears, the saddest time in history of the Native Americans. He vetoed the re-charter of the Bank of the United States by abusing
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