President Andrew Jackson

Is Jackson a Zero?

Jackson: Zero for the Trail of tears

Andrew Jackson made the Cherokees resettle and had a reservation on land. He made them leave because there was gold on their land and he wanted it.


Jackson: Zero for keeping 150 slaves

After Andrew Jackson left office, he lived in his mansion that he called Hermitage. He had slaves and after he died, he had up to 150 slaves.


Jackson: Zero because he abused his power

Andrew Jackson over used his powers because when Carolina refused to signed the tariffs. He thinks that he is better than the constitution of the U.S.


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Some more interesting events he was in....

Spoils System- The spoils system was a method of appointing officials to the government of the United States of America based on political connections rather than on impersonal measures of merit. The name was chosen from the phrase ''to the victor goes the spoils.''

Worchester v. Georgia- Chief Justice John Marshall ruled in favor of the Cherokees' in the Worcester v. Georgia trial in 1832. However, President Jackson refused to enforce the verdict and the Cherokees' were still removed from their land. President Jackson argued that the Indians were not an independent nation.