Minorities And Differences: Similarities Between Jefferson And Jackson

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Jefferson and Jackson were similar because many of their opinions often coincided with one another; for example, both wanted the central government to have small roles in state affairs, that the common interest of the people should be fulfilled, the federal government should only intervene with matters involving international affairs, and both believed in the common man while at the same time supporting the belief that all minorities and Native Americans should be moved to new lands in order for the white man to have it for themselves. Their dislike towards minorities was a common theme during their time as presidents. While this may seem primitive today, their belief in the common man (excluding elites) was progressive. Additionally, Jefferson
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