The Jacksonian Democracy

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The Jacksonian Democracy is a political movement during the Second Party System trying to get a better democracy for the common man by the American politicians and Andrew Jackson’s supports (History.com Staff). The Jacksonian democracy went from the 1820’s which was the time Andrew Jackson was elected president, and till around the 1840’s (History.com Staff). The Jacksonian Democracy was also in the united states only (Schlesinger, Arthur M. The Age of Jackson). Jackson was a intelligent man everyone liked, respected, and was thought to be smart enough to change the United States for the better(Daniel Feller encyclopedia). A lot of people knows who Andrew Jackson is, but most likely, they do not know what The Jacksonian Democracy is. My main …show more content…
Mortgaged farmers and an emerging proletariat in the Northeast, nonslaveholders in the South, tenants and would-be yeomen in the West—all had reasons to think that the spread of commerce and capitalism would bring not boundless opportunities but new forms of dependence” (History.com Staff). While Andrew Jackson was the president, not everyone benefitted by Jackson being president, the market revolution happened when he was the president, and the market revolution hurt the non whites badly because it mainly benefitted whites that had some money (History.com Staff). People were frustrated with why Andrew Jackson wanted to do this, but time shows it was a good thing because the United States grew economically, and we were able to bring better materials to the United States This is only one of the many good things Jackson did during the Jacksonian democracy (John Green Youtube). A lot of people knew who Andrew Jackson was, but people most likely don’t know what the Jacksonian Democracy is. “The presence of a class component in Jacksonian parties, setting Democratic plain farmers and workers against the Whig bourgeoisie or business elite, has been often asserted and as often denied. Some historians …show more content…
If this never happened, the United States would be way different than we know it today. This fully changed how everybody thinks in America, and his ways of thinking was used after the Jacksonian Democracy was over all the way till now (Wolf Naomi The Politics of Past and Progress in Jacksonian Democracy). The Jacksonian Democracy made it so we can have stable life now because of all the things he did back then that we do now like the market revolution (History.com Staff). This is important to know because it’s good to know where things started like how the market revolution started during this time. Another thing the Jacksonian Democracy did for America is how we see our politics now and how we vote (History.com

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