AHIS 4-1 - AHIS Growth and Society 1830 to 1850 Jackson's Indian Policies o Early 19th century expansions of Industry Population Urbanization o

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AHIS 4/1/08 Growth and Society, 1830 to 1850 - Jackson’s Indian Policies o Early 19 th century: expansions of Industry Population Urbanization o Disastrous for Indians in Ohio and Mississippi valleys o Jackson ardent expansionist/realist o Georgia/Cherokee situation Cherokees believed themselves independent nation Assimilated Indian Removal Act 1830 Worcester v. GA (1831) Supreme Court ruled against GA “Treaty Party” agrees to removal for $5 million 1836 o Trail of Tears Cherokees rounded up and forced out 1,000 miles, 12 months 16,000 left; 10,000 made it o 45,000 Indians removed o Many others were killed o Indians gave up 100 million acres For 32acres and 68 million dollars - Jacksonian Legacy o Supported states rights But rebuffed state sovereignty o Enhanced power/prestige of presidency 12 vetos Feuded w/ the Supreme Court o Dealt with Indians harshly Avoided slavery issue o Set model for man-of-people president - Industrialization, Immigration, and Urbanization
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AHIS 100 taught by Professor Wittern during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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AHIS 4-1 - AHIS Growth and Society 1830 to 1850 Jackson's Indian Policies o Early 19th century expansions of Industry Population Urbanization o

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