How Did Andrew Jackson Make Off The 20 Dollar Bill

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History tells many stories of how men shaped the United States of America. Their faces are printed onto the U.S. Bills for their role in American history. Much like Andrew Jackson’s face on the twenty dollar bill. He was the seventh president of the United States and it is said that his actions helped create the great country it is today. What happens when his deeds are giving a closer look? It will show that he had a part in the genocide of the Native Americans. Andrew Jackson, who hunted down Native Americans and also signed a bill that lead to the Trail of Tears, should be removed off the twenty dollar bill because he represents genocide. The figures printed in the dollar bills not only represent those who shaped this country but also the current views of Americans. The people looked up to Jackson because he …show more content…

Several states passed laws limiting Native American sovereignty and rights and encroaching on their territory. In a few cases, such as Cherokee Nation v. Georgia and Worcester v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court were against these practices and affirmed that native nations were sovereign nations “in which the laws of Georgia and other states can have no force. As President Andrew Jackson himself noted in 1832, that if no one intended to enforce the Supreme Court’s rulings then the decisions would , in his own words, “[fall]…still born.” Basically, if no one enforced the Supreme Court’s ruling, then it might as well never happened. “Estimates based on tribal and military records suggest that approximately 100,000 indigenous people were forced from their homes during that period, which is sometimes known as the removal era, and that some 15,000 died during the journey west.” Andrew Jackson should be removed off of the twenty dollar bill because he is the representation of racism and

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