How Was Andrew Jackson The Worst President

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No one really agrees on who were the worst presidents. Everyone has his choice and they are all different.

Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson was a very prejudice person. He believed the United States was for white men only. He is considered by many to be the worst president the United States has ever had until Barack Obama came along.

He tried to stop the Fourteenth Amendment from being passed. For over a century the south was in poverty because of him. He used his time as president to push his prejudices because he could.

Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson was President of Princeton University. He was a very prejudice person. He had nothing but contempt for immigrants. His beliefs brought the United States close to fascism. He ordered
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The Treaty of New Echota was negotiated by John Ridge, an agent of Andrew Jackson, and forced the Cherokee from their land. This was known as “The Trail of Tears.”

Andrew Jackson is believed to be the only president in history to defy a Supreme Court ruling.

Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore became president in 1850. At this time the slave-owners had a big problem with their slaves escaping and going to the states that did not have slavery. The lawmen in the free states would not return the escaped slaves to their owners. In 1853 the Fugitive Slave Act was passed. The Fugitive Slave Act stated the lawmen had to return the slaves to their owners. The Fugitive Slave Act also said it was a federal crime to help the slaves.

Millard Fillmore did not limit his prejudice to the slaves. He was also against the Irish Catholics. This gave him many friends in certain circles.

James Buchanan
James Buchanan was for slavery. He said he was going to get the issue of slavery solved. His good friend Chief Justice Roger Tandy who said African Americans were subhuman and non-citizens helped
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He was against activist groups and he used the FBI illegally to keep track of them.

Nixon did not want to improve civil rights. During his presidency the power of the president was expanded.

George W Bush
George W Bush is thought to be the worst president this country has had by many. Reality is he might go down in history as the second worst.

When George W Bush was Governor of Texas there were more prisoners executed than ever before.

It is said his political friends were rewarded by him. Some say he used the Justice Department for the purpose of causing problems for his political enemies.

Many believe he used 011 to increase his power.

Barack Obama
Many people believe Barack Obama is the worst president this country has ever had. Many believe he has caused great harm to the country and the people. There are others that think he is one of the best presidents this country has ever had.

Many believe he has caused problems that affect the American people here at home and around the world.

His actions have damaged the economy. He called George W Bush unpatriotic because he ran up a debt of $5. trillion in eight years. President ran up $6.5 trillion in five

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