Primary Document Analysis (PDA)
1. Do you agree with President Jackson’s conclusions of the necessity for an Indian Removal Policy? Why or why not? 2. Do you agree with President Jackson’s assessment of the faults of the Bank of the United States and its supporters? Why or why not? 3. Is President Jackson’s arguments against South Carolina’s attempts at nullifying federal laws persuasive? Why or why not? 4. Based upon your reading of these documents, can you better understand why President Trump might try to model himself after President Jackson? What positive trait(s) of Jackson can you envision Trump attempting to emulate? What are the potential dangers of President Trump linking his administration to that of President Jackson?