jacksonian democrats dbq

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Andrew Jackson reigned as president from 1828 to 1836l, this time period has since been known as the Jacksonian Era. During which the Jacksonian Democrats were around and viewed themselves as leaders of political democracy, economic opportunity, and individual liberty. Upon closer examination one can see that these so called protectors of the Constitution, political democracy, individual liberty, and economic equality were nothing more than that so called. Claiming to protect the Constitution it is obvious …

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…armed soldiers lead thousands of Indians to their death and westward which is a infringement of the democrats claiming to guard individual liberties. With all these cases of the Jacksonian Democrats contradicting their views of themselves one wonders how they could claim to guard the Constitution, political democracy, individual liberties, and economic equality. While inciting many riots and violations of the people’s rights the Jacksonian Democrats are obviously not what they appear to be.