By Ronald N. Satz
The Jacksonian interval has lengthy been famous as a watershed period in American Indian coverage. Ronald N. Satz’s American Indian coverage within the Jacksonian period makes use of the views of either ethnohistory and public management to research the formula, execution, and result of executive guidelines of the 1830s and 1840s. In doing so, he examines the variations among the rhetoric and the realities of these rules and furnishes a much-needed corrective to many simplistic stereo-types approximately Jacksonian Indian policy.
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22-23. 1 1 . Tho[ma]s L. McKenney to Cherokee Delegation, April 4, 1829, lA, LS, 5: 393-94, RG 75, NA; Memorial . . , pp. , pp. 2-9. 1 2. Jackson to the Creeks, March 23, 1 829, Eaton to John Crowell, March 27, 1829, Eaton to Cherokee Delegation, April 1 8, 1829, Eaton to Carroll, May 27, 30, 1829, lA, LS, 5: 372-75, 4 10, 412, 442-43, 456-59, RG 75, NA; Niles'Register 36 (May 30, 1829): 231, 36 (June 13, 1829): 257-59; Natchez Statesman and Gazette (Mississippi), June 27, 1829. 1 3. Cotterill, Southern Indians, pp.
Jackson to Pinckney, May 8, 1 814, same to Crawford, June 10, 1 816, same to [Monroe], March 4, 1 81 7, same to Calhoun, June 19, September 2, 1820, January 18, 1821, same to Colonel John D. , 2: 3, 244-45, 278-8 1 , 3: 27-28, 32, 38, 308-9, 3 12, 3 15. For evidence that Jackson was familiar with John Marshall's decision in Johnson v. , 4: 220. 5. , 2: 299 n; Jack E. Eblen, The First and Second United States Empires: Governors and Terri torial Government, 1 784-1912 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1968), p.
See Peter Farb, Man 's Rise to Civilization as Shown by the Indi ans of North America from Primeval Times to the Coming of the Indus trial State (New York: E. P. , 1968), p. 250. See the Appendix for the actual wording of the Removal Act. 1esponse to the Removal Act THE INDIAN REMOVAL ACT of 1 830 was too controversial an issue to win the acquiescence of anti-Jackson politicians or other friends of the southern tribes. Leading National Republicans were seeking to portray President Jackson as an ignorant, overbearing, military tyrant, prone to ruthlessness and vindictiveness, and the Removal Act provided an excellent propaganda vehicle for this purpose.