Andrew Jackson: Nation Maker

An interesting juxtaposition in the above video of two of the salient events in the administration of Jackson:  the Indian Removal Act and the The Trail of Tears.

Being part Cherokee and all Republican I have never been too fond of the author of the Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokees to west of the Mississippi, and the founder of the Democratic Party, as I think I conveyed in this earlier post about Old Hickory. (more…)

Published in: on May 2, 2010 at 5:49 am  Comments Off on Andrew Jackson: Nation Maker  
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