Time of president jackson Essay

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time of president jackson


By definition a president is defined as the highest executive officer and chief of the
united states. President Jackson was the seventh president of the united states and was
also called the " common man's president." President Jackson was not a normal president.
Unlike all presidents before him Jackson was not interested in balls or fancy suits or
anything. Jackson's main concern was about restoring the peoples government, bringing it
back the way it should be. Regardless of the fact that Jackson lost his first election,
when Jackson was finally elected his first decision was to remove about 700 hundred clerks
and replace them with loyal democrats and campaign workers. Jackson could have done
whatever he wanted and it would have been approved by anyone. Jackson was voted in by
popularity and no matter what his decision was, the common people always agreed to it.
Andrew Jackson's opinion on government was the same as Thomas Jefferson's theory, which
was that a government is best which governs least. Since the government had seem to fallen
into the hands of bankers, owners of corporations, and wealthy people. One of his first
acts of being president was changing the rules of voting. Before his time the only people
that were allowed to vote were wealthy people with land. As the common people's president
Jackson wanted everyone to be able to vote, which indeed he did now any American citizen
that owns even a little bit of land was able to vote. Jackson also had a strange but
strong view against the national bank. When Congress passed the bill renewing the bank's
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