Andrew Jackson Democracy Essay

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The first king, president of the United States was Andrew Jackson.President Jackson ran two terms which were from 1829 to 1837. Jackson was the first president to grow up from a poor family, he was born on the border of North and South Carolina in 1767. He first volunteered in the Revolutionary War, when he was 13.Jackson was captured and badly wounded Jackson was let free thanks to a prisoner exchange and served. He returned home to his widowed mother, but unfortunately his mother died shortly after. At age 17 he began to study law later got married and moved to Tennessee. Jackson was elected to be Tennessee’s first US House Representative and later US Senate. Jackson leads volunteers to banish Creek Indians in the Alabama territory. Jackson fought the British after the war was over and won the battle. Jackson won the popular vote, but did not win the electoral college his first time running for president. Andrew Jackson was not democratic. A democracy is a system of government in which there is a supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. Andrew Jackson policies were very undemocratic with the Native Americans and his veto power , but his beliefs were very democratic. Jackson’s policies with Native Americans were undemocratic because they decreased the…show more content…
He treated the Native Americans horribly, he was biased about using his veto power.This is why Andrew Jackson was undemocratic Andrew Jackson democracy is very important today because we have a democratic party. He gave an example of what a democrat would act. He gave people more freedom and less to the federal government. While the other people believe that the federal government should take more

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