Henry Harrison's Rise To Mass Democracy

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Henry Harrison who used the democratic techniques of portraying yourself as a common man to get elected. In order to win Harrison and the Whig party used Jacksons technique of being a "common man" and appealing to the lower class. He did this by portraying himself as "Farmer from North Bend" who was here to get rid of Jacksons influence in the government and to get rid of Jacksons men who were placed in the government due to the spoil system. However, in reality Harrison was a part of one the first families Virgina and owned a mansion on a 3,000-acre farm. Harrison and the Whig party brilliantly deceived and lied to the whole United States while still giving rise to mass democracy by appealing to the common people instead of the rich folks
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