Study Questions and Essay Topics
Did Jackson support states' rights?
Although Jackson won the popular vote in the 1824 Presidential race, he did not win the Presidency. What prevented him and why?
What part of his own experiences helped motivate Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans?
Why did Jackson support Indian removal after making a name for himself as an Indian destroyer?
Do you think Jackson was right to distrust the Bank of the United States?
Party politics reached a new high in Jacksonian America, with interplay between the Democrats, the National Republicans, the Whigs, and others. What do you see as the advantages and disadvantages of political parties?
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