Read this excerpt from President Andrew Jackson’s Message to Congress
“On Indian Removal”:
What good man would prefer a country covered with
forests and ranged by a few thousand savages to our
extensive Republic, studded with cities, towns, and
prosperous farms embellished with all the improvements
which art can devise or industry execute, occupied by
more than 12,000,000 happy people, and filled with all the
blessings of liberty, civilization and religion?
What is suggested by this excerpt?
A. It is easier for white settlers to live without American Indians
B. White settlers are dangerous for American Indians, so the two
should be separated.
C. American Indians should reject the plan because of its
consequences for them.
D. It is an obvious choice for American Indians to want to be