Summary Of Toward The Stony Mountains

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Chapter 4, “ Toward ‘The Stony Mountains’”, focused on Andrew Jackson’s unreasoned hatred and removal of Native American. Many times during the chapter, Takaki shows Jackson’s numerous times in removal of the Indigenous. He came to a conclusion of moving the Natives towards the West. He promised the Native American tribes the district of Mississippi, but a lot of tribes were against this treaty. Prior to Jackson’s presidency, Jefferson sent a letter to Jackson to advise the Native Americans to “sell their ‘useless’ forests”. The adjective useless doesn’t make the land any compelling to want. Why would Jefferson want them to sell it if it’s useless? Either way if it's useless, he wouldn’t want, but taking the time to write a letter about it,

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