Andrew Jackson Quotes About Native Americans
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Andrew jackson quotes about native americans. He was born near the end of the colonial era somewhere near the then unmarked border between north and south carolina into a recently immigrated scots irish farming family of relatively modest means. Andrew jackson s presidential message. Andrew jackson quotes about our country and her citizens 1.
Without union they never can be maintained second inaugural address march 4 1833. It will separate the indians from immediate contact with settlements of whites. Andrew jackson american president born on march 15 1767 died on june 08 1845 andrew jackson was the seventh president of the united states.
Jackson s administration stood idly by and let it happen knowing that the more southerners harassed native americans the easier it would be to coerce them into removal treaties. President andrew jackson in his second annual message to congress on december 6 1830 build a fire under them and when it gets hot enough they ll move andrew jackson my friends circumstances render it immposible that you can flourish in the widwest of a civilized community. Following president jackson s message to congress stating the importance of expansion he signed the indian removal act may 28 1830.
As jefferson and monroe previously had stated these men believed the native americans should be moved for their own good. Jackson s view was that all indians should be held responsible for the act of some violent native americans. I weep for the liberty of my country when i see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the house of representatives and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
President andrew jackson in his fifth annual message december 3 1833 they have neither the intelligence the industry the moral habits nor the desire of improvement which are essential to any favorable change in their condition. I am one of those who do not believe that a national debt is a national blessing but rather a curse to a republic. From jackson s first inaugural address march 4 1829 without union our independence and liberty would never have been achieved.
Jackson also attempts to whip up feelings of optimism and benevolence by arguing that forced relocation of native americans will bring them immense benefits.