Indian removal act

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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in Waxhaw, South Carolina. He only made it to an elementary education. He fought bravely against Indians In numerous wars. Jackson became president in 1828. He was the seventh president of the United States. On May 28, 1830 he signed into law the Indian Removal Act which allowed the president to negotiate land. President Jackson was supportive of a speedy removal. He hoped all good citizens would unite red man (a nickname for indians) and white Americans. Because of this, the economy grew. He died June 8, 1845. Do you know where you can see Jacksons face everyday? On a 20 dollar bill. Today Andrew Jackson has one of the largest and most visited presidental homes in the United States.