Andrew Jackson

Hero....NOT!

Slaves System

Andrew Jackson owned about 150 slaves when he died. Having them do all his work around his mansion, and he had punished them if they disobeyed him.


http://paperportraits.blogspot.com/2011/10/silhouettes-at-tulip-grove-mansion.html



Trail of Tears

Andrew Jackson caused a lot Native American deaths... He made native Americans travel from state to state... ON FOOT! Many died from diseases. Jackson took over their land, even though the government said not to. He "thinks" he's above law.


http://www.patheos.com/blogs/warrenthrockmorton/2011/03/01/the-trail-of-tears-remembered/


Abused his Presidential power

Jackson ABUSED his powers as president, ignoring the decision of the Supreme Court (The Indians). He failed to protect the US Constitution, checks and balances, which was made specifically to protect the US citizens.


http://www.andrewjackson.org/

Political Cartoon

This cartoon shows that Jackson had slaves in his mansion, after his presidency. And he had punished them, and yelled at them.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson

The Trail of Tears: They Knew It Was Wrong