"Without union our independence and liberty
would never have been achieved; without union they never can
be maintained. ... The loss of liberty, of all good government,
of peace, plenty, and happiness, must inevitably follow a dissolution
of the Union." --Andrew Jackson, Second Inaugural
November 1828, Andrew Jackson succeeded John Qunicy Adams as President.
He was a frontiersman and Indian hater, and the change boded
no good to the Cherokees. Even though his life had been
saved by a Cherokee at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, he ran
for Presidency on a policy of Indian Removal.
the end of Jackson's administration, almost all Indians in the
east, including the Cherokee had been moved west of the Mississippi.
Thousands of Indians cheated out of their land, died during
the forced migration, infamously known as
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