HIS 121 Georgia Military College Andrew Jackson Essay

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In at least two well-developed paragraphs (and a paragraph is at least five to seven sentences) discuss:

Andrew Jackson continues to be a hotly contested character in American history. Some see his use of the veto and actions towards South Carolina as evidence of true executive power, American manliness, and get things done despite Congress. Others see his use of the veto and removal of Cherokee Indians as evidence of him as a bully and power-hungry. Based on primary and secondary sources, how do you think Americans should remember Andrew Jackson? What should be taught about him in public schools? How do we reconcile the memory of a person who seems to do such good and such horrible things all in the same presidency?

Your post should be cited in APA format with credible and scholarly sources from the GMC library databases. You may also use your textbook as a source. Remember to cite all quotes.

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