Native Americans’ Treatment in the Jacksonian Era

How did Jackson’s early life shape his political ideas and values? Discuss the major political changes brought about by Jackson’s administration.

What were some of the ways Native Americans were treated as foreigners in their own land during the Jacksonian era? Your answer should include specific examples based on their treatment by Congress, the president, and the courts. The Peggy Eaton affair divided Jackson’s cabinet. Discuss the events in question, paying particular attention to Jackson’s handling of them. How might the insults lobbed at Andrew Jackson’s wife during the 1828 campaign have influenced how he dealt with the Peggy Eaton controversy?