Andrew Jackson: One Of Today's Most Controversial President

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Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson is one of the most controversial presidents in our history, but in today's standers Andrew Jackson was not considered democratic. Andrew Jackson benefited the poor, but he mistreated the rich. Andrew Jackson treated the rich as if they were unimportant and worthless, because they had money. Though the Native Americans might not have been citizens, he still killed thousands of the Native Americans on the trail of Tears. Andrew Jackson caused agony to the Native American people and forced them out of their own land for his benefit. As president it is expected of him to work with the different branches of the government, but because he did not like the way they were running things he created his own side government called the kitchen cabinet. Andrew Jackson did not promote democracy in today's standards because he ignored the rich, killed thousands of Native Americans by forcing them off their land, and he built his own government to please him. Andrew Jackson was so focused on being the hero for the poor, that he forgot that he is also in charge of the well being of the rich. When Andrew Jackson was campaigning for president, his whole campaign was focused on…show more content…
Andrew Jackson mistreated the rich and wrote them off. Andrew Jackson shut down the national bank which hurt many of the upper class people's economic status. Andrew Jackson killed thousands of Native Americans on the Trail of Tears. Jackson forced them off their native land and made them travel thousands of miles with only the clothes in their back. Jackson built his own side cabinet and the spoils system which caused America to loose millions of dollars. Andrew Jackson was not democratic in today's standards because he ignored the rich, killed thousands of Native Americans by forcing them off their land, and he built his own government to please
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