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Name ________________________Date _______Period _____The Evolution of Democracy from Jefferson to JacksonPart A: Complete the chart below to organize your research about the differences between Jeffersonian Democracy and Jacksonian Democracy.QuestionsJeffersonian DemocracyJacksonian DemocracyPolitical:To what extent was universal white manhood suffrage achieved?Which citizens were considered eligible for office-holding?How were candidates for President chosen?Economic:In what way did Jackson expand theconcept of the “chosen class”?How did each man view industrialization?What was each man’s attitude toward the Bank of the United States?Social:What was each man’s attitude toward slavery?What was each man’s attitude toward equality for women and Native Americans?How did each man view education?How did each hope to remove obstacles to upward social mobility?Religious:To what extent was separation of church and state accomplished in each period?Part B: Use your completed chart from Part A to help you answer the interpretive questions below:
Name ________________________Date _______Period _____1.In what respects was Jacksonian Democracy more democratic than Jeffersonian Democracy?2.In what ways did each of the following contribute to the growth of democracy between 1800 and 1840?a.State constitutions:b.Changes in political party procedures:c.Actions taken by Jackson himself:3.To what extent was Andrew Jackson responsible for changes in the period often called “JacksonianDemocracy”?4.Did democratic changes in the “Age of Jackson” have greater political or economic impact? Explain your answer.5.Both Jefferson and Jackson used the slogan “Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.” To what extent did each achieve their goal?6.How did the periods of Jeffersonian Democracy and Jacksonian Democracy illustrate the idea that democracy is a process rather than a conclusion?

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