APUSH DBQ Andrew Jackson Defending the little guy Pro western land development Pro Agriculture Pro infrastructure/internal improvements More power to the states Rewarded political allies with office Hated National Bank Nullification Crisis Indian Removal Act Universal white manhood suffrage “The common sense of the common man elected” Set it up by each document, documents that prove our points in one paragraph and documents that don’t and in another disprove them. Political Democracy Guardians of the US constitution Individual Liberty Economic Equality Thesis: While Jacksonian Democrats attempted to uphold their notion of democracy, liberty and equality, some of
their actions undermined their original intents, therefore diminishing the legitimacy of their platform. Document A: This document showed how the Jacksonians were trying to uphold their claims and standards The working class was frequently overlooked by politicians and oppressed by upper classes Document appeals to patriotism, which was how the Jacksonians rallied support o If people didn’t support the Jacksonians they were anti- American and anti-constitution, because the Declaration of the Working Class was in the form of the Declaration of Independence. This was the foundation for their political party o Platform was to use constitutional means to defend liberties and rights Jacksonians want to provide equal economic opportunity and protect the individual liberties of the “little guy” Document B: Claims the Bank is not providing equal economic opportunity o Run by the rich and not by the people o Stock holders are all upper class or foreigners o
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