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December21,2015
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TheHonorableTwentyDollarBill
Wouldyouletapersonbeonsomethingimportantwhentheycausedtrouble?WellAndrew
Jacksonisonthe$20billandhemadelifehardforthepeople.AndrewJacksonisour7thpresidentof
theU.S.HewasknownastheCommonman.HewasalsoknownforfoundingtheDemocraticparty.
Hegrewupnotbeingrichornothavingthingsrichpeoplehad.WhenAndrewJacksonwasPresident,
hegavepoorfarmersland.HealsogaveNativeAmericansindianterritorybyforcingthemofftheir
land.AndrewJacksondoesnotdeservetobeonthe$20billbecausehecausedpanic,ignoredacase
andonlyfavoredwhitepeople.
Firstly,AndrewJacksonshouldnotbeonthe$20billbecausehesupportedwhitemenonly.
AccordingtoWhowasthemostracistpresidentonquora.com,ItstatesIfwe'retalkingabout
antagonismtomultipleraces,thenAndrewJacksonwasthemostracist.Hebelievedanyonerichand
notwhitewasminoritiesandbothers.HealsoforcedIndiantribesofftheirlandsopoorwhitefarmers
canhaveit.Sincehewasanaveragemanandnotrich,hewasmorepowerful.Peopleonthe$20bill
aresupposedtobehonoredandhavefoughtforbetterlandsforallpeople.AndrewJacksonjustfavors
peoplelikehim,commonandWhite.HegavethewhitemenlandaftergoingagainsttheSupremeCourt
ruling.

Secondly,AndrewJacksonshouldberemovedfromthe$20billbecauseheignoredthe
supremecourtinGeorgiav.Worcester.AccordingtoCourtHistoryatpbs.orgitstates,Although
thecommentisprobablyapocryphal,bothGeorgiaandJacksonsimplyignoredthedecision.This
meansAndrewJacksonignoredwhatthesupremecourthadtosayandsimplydidashepleased.A
presidentwhogoesbehindthebackofsomeonepowerfulshouldnotbeonthe$20bill.Thepeopleon

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December21,2015
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thebillrepresentintegrityandhonor.AndrewJacksondidnotshowushonorinwhathedid.He
showedushewasatyrant.AndrewJacksonshouldnotbeonthebillbecausehestartedthePanicof
1837.

Lastly,AndrewJacksonshouldnotbeonthe$20dollarbillbecausehekilledthebankand
startedthePanicof1837.AccordingtoThepanicof1837atboundless.com,itstates,ThePanicof
1837waspartlycausedbytheeconomicpoliciesofPresidentJackson,whocreatedtheSpecie
CircularbyexecutiveorderandrefusedtorenewthecharteroftheSecondBankoftheUnitedStates.
ThePanicof1837wasfollowedbyafiveyeardepressionwithfailedbanksandunprecedented
unemploymentlevels.AndrewJacksonthoughthewashelpingthepeoplebytakingawaysomething
thathelpedrichpeople,notknowingthatithelpedall.Someonewhodoesnthelpourlandgetbetter
doesntdeservetobeonthe$20bill.Thatpositionisonlyforpeoplewhocanbringupourlandnot
tearusdown.AndrewJacksonwasnotthegreatestpresidenteveryonethoughthewas.Heneedsto
beremovedfromthe$20bill.

Insummary,AndrewJacksondoesnotdeservetobeonthe$20billbecausehecausedpanic,
ignoredacaseandonlyfavoredwhitepeople.Ourmoneydeservestohavethefacesofpeoplewho
changedourlandforallthepeople.Notsomeorlittleandnotcausingdamage.Histyrannywastoo
much.Doyoustilllikethemanonyourtwentydollarbill?