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Document for December 6th:
President Andrew Jackson’s Message to Congress "On Indian Removal"


President Andrew Jackson’s Message to Congress "On Indian Removal," December 6, 1830; Records of the United States Senate, 1789-1990; Record Group 46; National Archives.

On December 6, 1830, in a message to Congress, President Andrew Jackson called for the relocation of eastern Native American tribes to land west of the Mississippi River, in order to open new land for settlement by citizens of the United States.
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