making sure that anyone that was living on American soil has assimilated and

Making sure that anyone that was living on american

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making sure that anyone that was living on American soil has assimilated and was living by the American culture, in which he thought was the best culture, and not only that it had to be a white culture. In the book, he states, “in the first place they exclude Amerindians from participation, except as foiled for Europeans, and thus assume that American civilization was formed by Europeans in a struggle against the savagery or barbarism of the non-white races.” Even in the reading, it states that Andrew Jackson uses forcible tactics to remove the Indians, “More than any other president he used forcible removal to expel the eastern tribes from their land. From the very birth of the nation, the United States Government truly had carried out a vigorous operation of extermination and removal.” This quote shows that he forced the Native Americans out of their land by force and that it was never a choice. Between each of the documents that we read we can see that Andrew Jackson's true intention was not to create equality amongst the Indigenous people and the Americans, he believed
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Americans were superior and forced the Indigenous people out with two options, assimilate or leave their lands.
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  • Spring '08
  • Parker,L
  • Andrew Jackson, Native Americans in the United States

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