Compare And Contrast Andrew Jackson And Thomas Jefferson

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Andrew Jackson and Thomas Jefferson were very beneficial to the United States of America. Before each Andrew Jackson and Thomas Jefferson were president, as well as during their presidency, they shared some similar views, but not all. Both Presidents had similar views on economics as an example, but they did not see eye to eye on other things like the Native Americans. What made them great for America was their ability to both be considered great presidents and bring diversity of thinking.
Before being president, Andrew Jackson and Thomas Jefferson were both high ranking officials in the US government. Thomas Jefferson held the position of Secretary of State. As the Secretary of State, he gave advice to the President and consent of the senate. …show more content…

Thomas Jefferson's election was most votes was president and 2nd was vice president. Andrew Jackson had a different type of election. He had the electoral college in his election. When Thomas Jefferson was elected he was president, but when Andrew Jackson was elected the electoral college ruled against him and he actually lost. He became president in the next term.
Andrew Jackson and Thomas Jefferson had two completely different views on education. Thomas Jefferson believed that an educated nation could keep itself running. Thomas Jefferson had founded his own school. University of Virginia. Jefferson also passed the bill of education. While Andrew Jackson believed that education took away from other freedoms like religion. Andrew Jackson believed that religion was a lot more important than anything else in the world.
Both Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson had similar economic views while being president. However that doesn't mean they agreed on everything. Thomas Jefferson was in favor of state banks. Andrew Jackson was also in favor of state banks. Thomas Jefferson had won the bank war and took money from federal sanpoints and put it into state banks. The bank war was the struggle of developing the second national bank chartered during Andrew Jackson’s

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