Martin Van Buren Research Paper

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Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States of America. His foreign policy consisted of peace, with trying to improve relations with other countries. A war with Canada was very much a possibility with a territory dispute. Van Buren negotiated with American militias and Canada to handle things diplomatically. Van Buren’s success kept us out of wars with Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain. Although, Van Buren was successful with those countries the Native Americans are a completely different story. He continued Jackson’s policies in getting rid of the Native Americans resulting in the Trail of Tears. Just at the beginning of Van Buren’s term there was a financial catastrophe, with almost all banks going bankrupt. This caused
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