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Andrew Jackson our seventh President of the United States is a rather acceptable President He was considered as the Peoples President he was very straight forward and honest to his people He takes his job seriously and is probably the most liberal president in history His presidency however was neither a hero nor a villain but shared a fair amount of each First off the good qualities he had was the fact he had bold commitment to enforce laws and fight back against secession threats from the South Two high tariffs were passed during 1828 and 1833 which increased taxes on imported foreign goods The South was outraged by the high taxation so they created the Nullification Act that allows states to nullify the laws that they do not like Soon after the second tariff was issued they formed a convention to build up an army with the idea of secession Jackson was so enraged that he was willing to use all the power he had to stop it Fortunately he was able to make a deal with the Vice President John Calhoun who was in favor of the South to lower the tax prices The South backed off from secession and things settled down between the North and South Secondly the bad if not malicious duties Jackson did during his presidency was the forced removal of Native Americans from Georgia to the west The state of Georgia was against the Supreme Court who was not in favor of the removal of the Natives Even though the Supreme Court won Georgia as well as Jackson ignored it and forced the Natives out of Georgia to the present state of Oklahoma Many died before they even got there It was known as the Trail of Tears The ending of the National Bank system was the other bad deed of Jackson He believed that it was a monopoly towards the upper class people and as a result
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