The second party was created by Jackson those who opposed Jackson because the

The second party was created by jackson those who

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The second party was created by Jackson those who opposed Jackson because the Democrats supported republicanism ideas and the new Whigs supported old Federalist ideas SECOND TWO-PARTY SYSTEM OVERVIEW Democrats v. Whigs, 1836 - 1850 Democrats Whigs 1. The party of tradition. 2. Looked backward to the past. 3. Spoke to the fears of Americans 4. Opposed banks and corporations as. state-legislated economic privilege. 5. Opposed state-legislated reforms and preferred individual freedom of choice. 6. Were Jeffersonian agrarians who favored farms and rural independence and the right to own slaves. 7. Favored rapid territorial expansion over space by purchase or war. 8. Believed in progress through external growth. 9. Democratic ideology of agrarianism, slavery, states rights, territorial expansion was favored in the South. 1. The party of modernization. 2. Looked forward to the future. 3. Spoke to the hopes of Americans. 4. Wanted to use federal and state government to promote economic growth, especially transportation and banks. 5. Advocated reforms such as temperance and public schools and prison reform. 6. Were entrepreneurs who favored industry and urban growth and free labor. 7. Favored gradual territorial expansion over time and opposed the Mexican War. 8. Believed in progress through internal growth 9. Whig ideology of urbanization, industrialization, federal rights, commercial expansion was favored in the North. Look at the chart on page 198. Who supported the Democratic Party? Who supported the Whig Party?
1. Fear of cults, fear of freemasons, fear of secret societies and fraternities 2. The first third party in America 3. Introduced nominating parties and conventions which were embraced by the main parties 4. More regional, starting in NY, in New England, most blended into American Party The Anti-Masonic Party first appeared in the 1832 presidential elections. This party opposed the influence and secrecy of the Masonic order, a private group renowned for its many famous members. The ideals of the Anti- Masonics were similar to those of the Jacksonians, but since Jackson was himself a member of the Masonic order, the Anti-Masonic party was essentially an anti-Jackson party.

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