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Andrew Jackson was not born of wealth or prestige; however, he eventually ensconced himself in that position, mainly through military success. Jackson served his presidency, after John Quincy Adams, supporting the population that obtained a similar background. He supported the “common man.” Andrew Jackson’s performance in office was strongly democratic, which completely opposed the prior presidencies, “The Era of Goodfeeling.” Jackson’s presidency spurred polarized sects of the American population, which emitted two very …

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…to the Whig party and created hating critics and a sectionalized nation. Andrew Jackson’s biased decisions opposed the former “Era of Goodfeeling.” His perseverance to obtain his personal goals, without considering the general public, led him to divide the population between those that supported him and those that denounced him. Thus, Jackson’s actions created the titles of “The Great Democrat,” according to his supporters, and a tyrant, according to those that opposed him.