Notes 2.01 - Now we'll move on to Andrew Jackson He was...

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Now we’ll move on to … Andrew Jackson: He was very involved in tariffs (taxes on imported goods) as president, to encourage  domestic production of goods and American industrialization In the 19 th  century, tariffs were one of the government’s few sources of income (with the  postal service being a major one back then! He was into banking, created the Bank of the United States Saw himself as a “common guy” o From Nashville, Tennessee, a very small town then o Was a land surveyor Was in the army as a soldier, then became a leader His actions during his presidency became a precursor for how the United States deals  with Native Americans to this day Indians at the time… Seen by most as an impediment to the growing US (taking up land that could be for  citizen farmers) We needed their land, and Indians don’t understand land ownership (they have no  concept of it) There are, today,  500-600 broken treaties we have with the Native Americans, and $5  billion that we owe them, and refuse to give them After 1800, people realize that in the southeastern United States, cotton can grow  perfectly o Cotton is in high demand because of the industrial revolution in England
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Notes 2.01 - Now we'll move on to Andrew Jackson He was...

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