Andrew Jackson Dbq

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The People’s President The 7th President of the United States, Andrew Jackson opened many doors to having a pristine nation. As the peoples president, he had many premeditated concepts that he was meticulous to complete.When the name Andrew Jackson comes up most people think of all the citizen that were killed while he was in office. But, just think about what the United States be like without all of the failures and achievements that Jackson endured in his lifetime. Jackson didn't have the simplest life growing up, but made the best of what he had. “The son of Irish immigrants, Jackson received little formal schooling.”,which aided in choosing his life goals.(“Andrew Jackson”.History) Wanting to make a change,”Jackson practiced law in…show more content…
“..He was a delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1795,then Tennessee’s first congressman, then senator.” (American President), a start for Tennessee. He made his own,”…1828 enough had joined “Old Hickery” to win numerous state elections and control of the Federal administration in Washington.”( “Andrew Jackson”.President) He took advantage of the little things and made them appear larger. To get what he wanted,“…He challenged Governor John Sevier for election as a major general in command of the State militia…(“American President”) ” Moving forward in his life, “ later chosen to head the state militia a position when war broke out…”(“Andrew Jackson”.History) Andrew Jackson Took care of his business if it included taking someone’s job. Jackson was very ambitious he worked had to get the position he had in his…show more content…
To be elected, “ he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man.” (“Andrew Jackson.”.The White House) We must remember that,”focus as president and his determination to carry out the”people’s” will were no doubt motivated…” (“Andrew Jackson.President”)This shows that Jackson was truly dedicated to hear the opinions of the people and cared about their need. As a result of him being in office,”he set the precedent that the president was the sole representative of all “the people”...the president could wield his power broadly to carry out their will.” ("Andrew Jackson. President") "Jackson squarely set the Executive Branch on an equal footing with Congress", so that ali areas to deal with shopping laws and government policies would have equal responsibility.("Andrew Jackson.President") Jackson wanted power to be distributed evenly,so in order to do that he made some changes. Jackson supported the opinion of the people and in return they supported

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