Andrew Jackson: The Seventh President Of The United States

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Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, was born on March 15, 1767 into an immigrant family. His modest family background and his rise to power gave him the nickname “President of the Common Man” (Everett). Andrew Jackson is known for his aspiration for a unified country, expanding democracy for all white males, and his emphasis on reducing the national debt. However, he is also known for his support of the removal of Native Americans from their homeland, most notably the Trail of Tears, and his participation in slave trading. Even though Andrew Jackson played in a major role in U.S. politics, his questionable personal life and beliefs raised questions on whether or not he deserves to be on the $20 bill (Feller, Daniel. “The, ¶ 8).…show more content…
Despite the fact that he supported Indian removal and made his wealth from slave trading, Andrew Jackson should remain on the $20 bill because of his achievements for the United States that promoted unity, white male suffrage, and paying off the national
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