Andrew Jackson's Message Analysis

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In other word, Jackson’s message was favorable towards the Native Americans. He addressed and recognized the calamities and devastations brought on by early settlers and later the American people. Jackson believed that by moving the Native Americans out of the southeastern United States and onto the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) that he would be aiding the Natives in a manner that would assist in the rehabilitation of their culture and society, which has been under continuous attack since colonization of the New World.
According to Thomas Abernathy, the tough-guy appearance of Andrew Jackson explains a great deal about the President. On the battlefield, Jackson took all essential steps to ensure the victory of his men; in the White House, he utilized all resources obtainable to him thanks to his office. In 1829 the President requested that Congress provide federal money to go towards removing Indians from beyond the Mississippi River, an action that generated a great deal of controversy. At the top of the list of his administration’s priorities is the removal of Indians from the
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She says that Jackson was a champion of the common person, a son of the frontier, a war hero, an enemy to the elites, he overpowered and destroyed the Second Bank of the United States and finally he was a champion of the United States Union. Sturgis equally explains why she particularly feels that Jackson is not the saint that we envision. She says that Jackson allowed his personal beliefs and agendas to mask his real tasks; he used his medieval dealings and loose cannon behavior as a way to push people away and in some instances threaten. Sturgis claims that Jackson fought wrong with wrong and that when it comes to Jacksons approach to Indian Removal he is the Hitler of America. She even attached to word ethnic cleansing to Andrew Jackson’s

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