Andrew Jackson Argumentative Essay

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Andrew Jackson was a war hero before, he became the 7th president. Jackson was called “Old hickory” because he was related to the “common men”. He was a fighter, he never gave up but,he is stubborn. As his presidency went along, He became overpowering.
He veto many things in his presidency and spoiled people who helped him get into the white house. He was not a very good president, then, why is he on the 20 dollar bill?
I think Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve the honor of being on the $20 bill because he was not a man of the minorities, he lead many Native Americans to there deaths, and he opposed paper money.

Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve the honor of being on the $20 bill because he was not a man of the minorities. According to “Bio.com Andrew Jackson” they said “ he believed in giving the power to elect the president and vice president to the American people by abolishing the Electoral College, garnering him the nickname the "people's president." Campaigning against corruption, Jackson became the first president to widely replace incumbent officeholders with his supporters, which became known as the “spoils system.” I think Andrew Jackson is not helping no one but
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Accoring to “mic.com 5 Reasons We Should Kick Andrew Jackson Off the $20 Bill” they say “Jackson is responsible for the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which forced the Cherokee people from their land to venture west. This forced march — now known as the Trail of Tears — killed thousands of Cherokee people. By 1837, the Jackson administration forcibly removed 46,000 Native American people from their land and 4,000 Cherokee individuals perished.” Why would want someone that lead thousands of innocent Indians to their deaths be on the 20 dollar bill. He did not care what happened to them in the first place. That's why Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve the honor of being on the $20

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