Andrew Jackson Problem

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During the years of 1832, 1836, and 1840 the United States had two democrats in office and one Whig. In this paper I’m going to discuss the presidential election of 1828, 1836, and 1840 and the issues that were encountered during those elections. Andrew Jackson the 7th president of the United States was a democrat that had won against previous National Republican John Quincy Adams. Jackson was well known for his military success. He was also known for building the foundation for the Democratic Party. However, there was some drama to arose while Jackson was in office. Jackson and his wife was accused of adultery all because of an improper divorce. Rachel had not legally divorced her husband she was with prior to Jackson. To make the situation much worse once Jackson was in office Rachel died of what appears to be a heart attack or something related to the heart. Jackson had believed that it was caused by all the negativity and talk about the accusation. Two new political parties had formed while Jackson was in office. Those who were for…show more content…
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