Essay about Andrew Jackson : The Age Of The Common Man

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Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the United States of America from 1829 to 1837. He served for two terms as the president of United States. He won against Quincy Adams in the election of 1828. The presidency of Andrew Jackson is known as “the age of the common man”. He was commander in the American army and later the major general of the Tennessee militia. He played a major role in the War of 1812 by defeating the Red Sticks at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend which opened more of the Mississippi Territory for American settlement. Andrew Jackson was a good president because he protected and the Native Americans from the white settlers and also their culture, fought against the second National Bank for the common people, there is an exception the Nullification crises of South Carolina. The southeastern and northwestern land was occupied by the Native Americans; these lands were later bought by white settlers. The relocation of the Native Americans also called the Indian Removal act was signed by Andrew Jackson. He believed that this act protected the Natives and also protected their culture from the white settlers, “Surrounded by the whites with their arts of civilization, which, by destroying the resources of the savage, doom him to weakness and decay, the fate of the Mohegan, the Narragiansett, and the Delaware is fast overtaking the Choctaw, the Cherokee, and the Creek. That this fate surely awaits them if they remain within the limits of the states does not admit of a…

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