Read this passage from Andrew Jackson's message to Congress "On Indian Removal": "It gives me pleasure to announce to Congress that the benevolent policy of the Government, steadily pursued for nearly thirty years, in relation to the removal of the Indians beyond the white settlements is approaching to a happy consummation." Which statement best describes how Jackson's word choice affects the tone of this passage? A. Jackson's use of the phrase "a happy consummation" gives the passage a satisfied tone. B. Jackson's use of the phrase "steadily pursued" gives the passage an upbeat tone. C. Jackson's use of the phrase "nearly thirty years" gives the passage a weary tone. D. Jackson's use of the phrase "steadily pursued" gives the passage a predatory tone.
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