Write a 1 page essay on What was the primary reason that AndrewJackson addressed the issue of Native Americans in his speech to Congress.
It was important to provide natives a safe haven for several reasons. Firstly, in many cases these safe havens had been promised to the native peoples in exchange for their giving up more valuable territory in the East of the country. If America did not live up to its agreement, then this meant that the American government could not be trusted. Finally, one of Jackson’s central policies was further enfranchisement of people (adding most American Males), and the blatant mistreatment of native peoples was against the spirit of these