THE ANTI-HERO AND WHY HE WAS A BAD PRESIDENT
KILLING THE NATIONAL BANK
INDIAN REMOVAL ACT
THE NULLIFICATION CRISIS
LETTER FROM A WHITE FACTORY WORKER
My name is Andrew Locke. I am a white male from Pennsylvania, I have a wife and one child, and I work in a shoe factory. I am writing you this letter in hopes that you will print my opinion on the rumored plan to close the national bank in your next printing about President Andrew Jackson.
I believe that closing the national bank is what is truly right for our nation. It is not written in our United States Constitution that we are to have a national bank, therefor the action itself was unconstitutional. I am a Democratic-Republican who believes strongly in enforcing the Constitution and doing whatever I can to ensure that our rights as human beings are protected.
The national bank does not support the common folk such as myself and the classes below me. My business has requested multiple times for loans to improve the working conditions such as fixing the concrete on the floor and replacing our rusted machines, but there has been no luck. The bank only favors the rich people and businesses, and getting rid of it will help everyone to live happier.
LETTER FROM A CHEROKEE INDIAN
I am Alexander Bush and I am a Cherokee Indian. I am writing to you so that you can show the people who the Cherokee really are.
My people have our own language, just like the Americans. My people have jobs, just like the Americans. We hunt, we fish, we gather, and we teach. My people have our own form of government, and our children are learning new things every day. We even print our own newspaper. We are a civilized nation just like the Americans, so why are we being forced to relocate, unlike the Americans?
It is an abomination that so many of my people are dying on this 'Trail of Tears' that we were promised would be a safe trip. There are no doctors, the food is scarce, and The winters that we endure are worse than we could have ever imagined.
We were told that we would not have to move from our homeland by the Supreme Court, but Jackson did not listen because he is greedy and selfish. Is money all that anyone cares about? If you are reading this, please do whatever you can to make this right. Be aware. Make others aware.