Jacksonian PowerPoint Presentations - PPT
1829 – 1837. How did the United State’s political system change under Andrew Jackson? . Warm Up: Jacksonian Democracy. The tendency of universal suffrage is to jeopardize the rights of property and the principles of liberty. There is a constant…tendency in the poor to covet [desire] and to share the plunder of the rich; in the debtor, to relax or avoid the obligation of contracts; in the majority, to tyrannize over the minority and trample down their rights; in the indolent [lazy] and the profligate [depraved] to cast the whole burdens of society upon the industrious and the virtuous; and there is a tendency in ambitious and wicked men to inflame these combustible materials. .
1815 - 1840. Era of Good Feelings. 1817 – 1825. James Monroe’s Presidency. Title given by journalist observing popularity of Monroe in New England. Misleading title. Missouri Crisis. 1819 – MO applied for statehood as a slave state.
1828-1844. Chapter 10. Democracy in Theory . and . Practice Rise of the Common Man. Democracy became preferred description of American politics in 1820s and 1830s. In democracy, the people were sovereign and could do no wrong.