How did Andrew Jackson mistreat the Indians?

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There are two major ways in which Andrew Jackson can be said to have mistreated the Indians.  First, he was an Indian fighter as a militia leader.  In this capacity, he went to war to move Indians off of the lands that they claimed and to make those lands available to white settlers.  Second, as president, he was involved in the policy of Indian Removal.  This involved taking the "Five Civilized Tribes" from their lands in the Southeast and forcing them to move to the area of what is now Oklahoma.  The most well-known episode in this period is the movement of the Cherokees, which is known as the "Trail of Tears."

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