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Today in History: May 28

Slide 1 of 10: UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1830: Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) American soldier and Seventh President of the United States 1829-1837. Full-length portrait of Jackson seated beside a table. Coloured lithograph of the painting by William James Hubard (1807-1862). (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

1830: Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act

The Indian Removal Act, passed by Congress two days earlier, is signed into law by President Jackson, authorizing the relocation of Native Americans.

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