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United States History - Primary Resources

Andrew Jackson's America 1815-1840

On December 6, 1830, in a message to Congress, President Andrew Jackson called
for the relocation of eastern Native American tribes to land west of the Mississippi
River, in order to open new land for settlement by citizens of the United States.

 

 

Jackson's First Inaugural Address: A Transcript

Jackson's Second Inaugural Address Monday, March 4, 1833

Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)

Justifying Removal: Removal and the Trail of Tears

Missouri Compromise (1820)

Monroe Doctrine (1823)

President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress 'On Indian Removal' (1830)

United States Foreign Policy Timeline