Monster Essays - Jacksonian Democracy
For quite some time Americans have been led to believe that
Jacksonian Democrats were the guardians of the people, and
worked to improve the nation for
the people. The truth remains, however, that during this
period, President Jackson vetoed a bill
to recharter the Bank of the United States of America,
infringed on the rights of Native
Americans, used “brute” force to bring Southerners under
submission during the Tariff of 1832.
He enacted the Spoils System which did not guarantee the
best leadership, and was morally
corrupt. Although the nation’s economy and political
democracy flourished during the r....