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Published: 15 June 2017

352 Pages | 21 hts


ISBN: 9780199751709

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Avenging the People

Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation

J.M. Opal

  • Uses new evidence about Andrew Jackson and the southern frontier, including off the record missions to destroy native villages.
  • Reinterprets Indian removal, the banking crisis of the 1830s, Manifest Destiny, and the rise of vigilante violence.
  • Coincides with discussion of Jackson being on US currency and HBO airing a 6 part series on Jackson in 2017.