Andrew Jackson : The Era Of Jacksonian Democracy Essay
Andrew Jackson created the Democratic Party and was its leader.
In 1828, he defeated John Quincy Adams in the presidential election of 1828, he became president on March 4th, 1829, and four years later he was re-elected to a second term as president.
Andrew Jackson was the first U.S. president who was not born into a wealthy family. He was not a wealthy man and did not have a college education. For these reasons, Jackson stood for the common man (people who worked hard and did not make a lot of money, like farmers).
Jackson supported a popular democracy where the people directly elect the president instead of what we have now, the Electoral College where the people elect people who elect the president.
Andrew Jackson was against a national bank of the United States because he felt that it was ran by wealthy powerful people…