America has many presidents who are still remembered with their legacies, but President Andrew

1200 Words5 Pages
America has many presidents who are still remembered with their legacies, but President Andrew Jackson’s presidency is a history of which the Native American will never forget. Jackson’s democracy was not in support for women to vote, and black men to join in armies. The people who paid the greatest price through his presidency were the Indian tribes, whom he forced to move from their land which belonged to their ancestors.
Therefore, in 1800s all the five civilizer tribes are Choctaws, Creeks, Chickasaws, Seminoles and Cherokee wanted to adopt European ways of living for them to survive within white culture. The way of adopting white culture was, they invited Moravian missionaries in to their community in 1801. Missionaries taught them
…show more content…
This is because the Indians did not want to give an opportunity for whites to own land for farming, and they did not support Jackson’s presidential election. The president got his support from southern and western states and they gave the support to Jackson to remove all the Indians t west of the Mississippi River. While Jackson and other groups of government gave a speech regarding Indian Removal. The removal was a nightmare to Indian history in America. Furthermore, in 1832 thousand of Sac and Fox Indians where force across the Mississippi, which was led by Chief Black Hawk. at that time the Indians could do little for themselves, because they did not have strong a military and most of them are not educated to fight the whites back. (US History)
Meanwhile, the Cherokees were educated because they were able to write their own newspapers and elected leaders to a representative government. Since the state of Georgia did not recognize their government structure, they forwarded their complaint to the federal government. Around 1830’s the Cherokee won their case, which is Treaty of New Echota, but Georgia still did not want to accept the decision, even though, they won their case at the Supreme Court, there was no support from the President {US HISTORY}.

In addition, not all the Cherokee wanted to move to Oklahoma. Over 1,000 of

More about America has many presidents who are still remembered with their legacies, but President Andrew

Get Access