Andrew Jackson A tyrant

Andrew Jackson was not justified in any way to do what he did. Andrew kicked thousands of Native Americans off of there land by soldier escort and many died in doing so. He caused the trail of tears which took 17,000 Cherokee of of their land. Andrew defied the supreme court and operated outside of checks and balances. Above all abused his power as the president.

A Tyrant

Andrew Jackson threatened his own citizens. Andrew formed a kitchen cabinet and discriminated against the rich. Had an entire party formed against him called the Whigs. Formed a new Cabinet consisting of his friends and dueled and killed a man. Andrew could not control his temper. Andrew Jackson was more about personal honor than protecting the people.

"In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges." Jackson did not favor the rich.

Counter argument

Others might say that he expanded westward and took pity on the Native Americans by adopting two Native American orphans. If Andrew really cared about the Native Americans he wouldn't have kicked them off of their land and caused them to be removed through soldier escort.

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Andrew Jackson, Ralph Eleaser White side earl, 1785,

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