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No Cheers For Andrew Jackson

July 2024
1min read

Most overrated:

Andrew Jackson. Not one of our great Presidents in my view. He was too spiteful and bigoted (especially in his attitude toward Indians).

Most underrated:

Carl Schurz. He had one of the more significant political careers in the nineteenth century but is remembered today primarily by German-Americans. Had he not been born abroad, he probably would have been a presidential candidate.

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