Compare And Contrast The Political Parties In The Jacksonian Era

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There were great political parties in the Jacksonian era. The Age of Jackson, led by Andrew Jackson, president from 1829 to 1837 had a distinct sway on American politics. The pressure of the Bank War and Andrew Jackson’s imperial presidency produced a new political party to emerge, known as The Whigs. The Whigs and Jackson’s Democratic congressmen did not agree on many issues. In terms of education, Jackson democracy saw schooling in limited and local terms rather than a general priority. The Whigs viewed the development of common schools to aid economic development. They could instill the right attitudes and values into the young to make them civil and orderly citizens. Many people supported public education, Whig Political Party policies

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