The Impact Of Andrew Jackson's Impact On America

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Andrew Jackson
Many of our early leaders of our country like Andrew Jackson have made a huge impact in history and in our society today. Some people would disagree and argue that Jackson was a very cruel, horrid man who was nothing but selfish and greedy and he did whatever he could do to get what we wanted in life and it did not matter what the consequences were. But what they do not know is that during “The Age of Jackson”, it helped shape the national agenda that we lacked and also fix our American policies that we did not enforce. From believing that the president’s authority was derived by the people, having rotating applicants in politics, and started the power to veto, he made a tremendous impact on our society today that you would have
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When Jackson was appointed president of the United States, he was appointed by the Electoral College but in other occasions if neither of the candidates receive a majority, the election is decided by the House of Representatives. He wasn’t very fond of the idea the people in high political positions had the power to choose what was best for the citizens of the United States without their voice. Jackson stated that he believed that the president’s authority was derived from the people and presidential was above party politics. He believed in the theory of giving the power to the people by abolishing the Electoral College. In today’s world, politics is still ran by the people and for the people. If we do not like the political figures we are represented by, we can boot them out of their positions by speaking our voice as a…show more content…
From serving in the Revolutionary War and getting captured with his brother and becoming orphaned at such a young age, to becoming our nation’s seventh president and being loved by so many, his legacy will live on. “The Age of Jackson” helped shape the national agenda that we lacked and also fix our American policies that we did not enforce. From believing that the president’s authority was derived by the people and made it for the people and by the people, started the idea of the spoils system, and started the power to veto, he made a tremendous impact on our society today that you would have to see it to believe it. Jackson is a very historical

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