Jackson Refused to Help Quell Removal Outcry

Dr. Daniel Littlefield

Drawing on his research for his "Chickasaw Removal," Dr. Daniel Littlefield describes Andrew Jackson as the leading proponent of Indian Removal and recounts dynamics of the time in which tribes began to fight back.

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