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Unformatted text preview: refusing to recharter it. He then withdrew money from the bank and placed it in state banks. Additionally, a major con was that Jackson saw nothing wrong with slavery. A pro during Jackson’s presidency was his firmness during the nullification crisis. It prevented South Carolina from dissolving the Union and helped postpone the Civil War for 30 years. Moreover, he identified himself with ordinary Americans rather than the wealthy class. In my opinion, despite all of the cons during his presidency, I think Jackson was a good president. He expanded the powers of presidency and miraculously paid off the national debt without a bank....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10
- Andrew Jackson