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Collection Reference Number GLC09341
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1832 
Title Broadside condemning Andrew Jackson
Date ca. 1832
Document Type Broadside
Content Description "Why did the Irishmen of Philadelphia, oppose the reelection of Andrew Jackson?" Broadside quotes the opinion of Daniel O'Connell, a prominent Irish leader, regarding Jackson: "he did not believe…it was expedient to clothe military men with civil power." Discusses the execution of British citizens Arbuthnot and Ambruster by Jackson during his 1818 expedition in Spanish Florida against the Seminoles. Also condemns Jackson for not supporting Irish immigrant canal workers.
Subjects Immigration and Migration  President  Election  Politics  Military History  Death Penalty  Global History and Civics  American Indian History  
People Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)  
Theme Government & Politics; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859