Andrew Jackson: Hero or Villain?

A report by: Chris Frye

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Andrew Jackson became president in 1829 and was reelected in 1833 and then served his final term until 1837.

Andrew Jackson had a pool of followers who elected him into the countries most durable and successful political party, an electoral machine whose organization and discipline would serve as a role model for all others.

One of the policies that Jackson supported was the ability to sell slaves.

One of president Jackson's positive actions were using his veto power when he thought that congress was making a wrong decisions

One of president Jackson's negative actions were his marriage scandal, where he committed adultery. He did this because his wife, Rachel, did not properly divorce her "ex" husband before remarrying to Andrew Jackson.

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Andrew Jackson's allies and enemies