Andrew Jackson Strengths And Weaknesses

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Although Andrew Jackson had many faults, here are some acts that were not fully inadequate. Firstly, he vetoed the Second Bank of the United States, which was believed to have too much power and was unfairly benefiting the wealthy at the expense of ordinary citizens. He also modernized the navy and strengthened the military, which helped the United States defend itself against foreign threats and was a strong advocate for the Union. These things can be seen as favorable to the “common folk” but some of his acts were at the expense of others. For example, Jackson supported states rights to appeal to the people, but he drew the line at nullification where states have the right to veto a law they don't see fit within their boundaries, which also

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