andrew jackson Essay

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Andrew Jackson
(1828-1837)
Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States of America. Jackson was the dormant actor in American politics between Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Born to obscure parents and orphaned in youth, he was the first “self-made man” and the first westerner to reach The White House. Jackson was born in the backwoods settlements in the Carolina in 1767, he received very little education. In his late teens he study about two years of law. Andrew Jackson was an outstanding lawyer in Tennessee. Many was jealous of his honor.
Andrew Jackson had very little to none education. Jacksons late teens became lawyer and was outstanding at his duty’s.
During the campaign he charged President Adams bureaucracy with feud and working against his election.
National parties were changing for the better. Andrew Jackson was changing the counting the country from Republican to Democratic. People like henry clay, Daniel Webster and other Whig leaders (Republican) were totally against him. Behind their claims is the very fact that Jackson, unlike many presidents before him, didn’t defer to congress in policy making like the others before him, but used his power of veto and party leaders to assume command. The Whigs proclaimed defenders of popular liberties against Andrew Jackson.

In 1824 some state politician factions revolved around Jackson, by 1828 a numerous amount of people had joined Andrew Jackson to win a very large amount of states. While having control over federal administration in Washington. When it came to domestic politics Jackson entered the white house with uncertain policy agenda. His determination extinguish Indian claim east of the Mississippi. While trying to move west of the Mississippi on these two issues he quickly Jackson wanted out with the Indians. Bigger and badder things were coming up when Jackson was running for office. Crossing many people in the process.
In the begin foreign affairs wasn’t a major concern of Jackson’s. agents of his cabinet negotiated many treaty’s to secure foreign trade, but settled outstanding claims of damage. Down the line in Jackson’s presidency a dispute with France brought to nations to the brink of war. The treaty of 1831, France chambers of dispute refused to pay the funds to America. Andrew Jackson then became very restless and asked the congress at the time to authorize reprisals if the money was…