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"As a Native American, I have long been appalled at America’s ubiquitous honoring of Andrew Jackson," Cobert writes. "Jackson’s ethnic cleansing forced my people (Creek/Chickasaw/Cherokee) from our ancestral homelands to Indian Territory. Thousands died before, during and immediately after the Trail of Tears. How can the architect of a Native Holocaust be so venerated? His image more appropriately belongs in a museum alongside that of Pol Pot, Idi Amin, Mao and Lenin. Not on our public grounds or the $20 bill."

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