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Tyler's action was prompted by the surprising victory of his Democratic successor, James K. Learn about the United States Constitution. Jackson replied, "John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!", and the Trail of Tears proceeded. The causes of this unrest of the common people towards the Tsar and aristocratic landowners are too many and complicated to neatly summarise, but key factors to consider were ongoing resentment at the cruel treatment of peasants by patricians, poor working conditions experienced by city workers in the fledgling industrial economy and a growing sense of political and social awareness of the lower orders in general (democratic ideas were reaching Russia from the West and being touted by political activists).

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