Jacksonian Democracy - Judy Nguyen February 4 2017 AP US History 3rd Period Jacksonian Democrats On March 4 1829 to March 4 1837 marked Andrew Jackson

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Judy NguyenFebruary 4, 2017AP US History, 3rdPeriodJacksonian DemocratsOn March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837 marked Andrew Jackson as the seventh president of the United States and was also the founder of the Democratic Party. From 1820’s to 1830’s was the Age of Jackson. The Age of Jackson was the time of growth within the population, wealth, and/or economic productivity. Even though Jackson’s term had ended, there was a group of people, along with Jackson himself, who are huge supporters of Jackson and that would follow his policies, and they are called Jacksonian Democrats. This led to a political movement towards a “greater democracy” called the Jacksonian Democracy. The Jacksonian Democrats was created the time when Jackson was elected as president, they also saw themselves as the Guardians of the United States Constitution, political democracy, individual liberty, and economic opportunity – and they proved to be both guardians and violators of their own beliefs.The term “Guardians of the United States of the Constitution”, basically means that they will be able to stand up against the government, especially the Supreme Court, with their “unconstitutional” acts. For an example, on July 10, 1832, Jackson had vetoed the Bank of the United States. The reasoning behind this was because there was no justice in anyway and it wasn’t written in the constitution, causing it to be a “monopoly of the foreign and domestic exchange” (Doc B).However, on July 11, 1832, Daniel Webster had written a letter about Jackson’s reasoning of vetoing the Bank of United States was against the constitution because Jackson is exercising his power when this choice is up to the states and the people within the
states, not his

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