Andrew Jackson

Hero of the common man

How was Jackson a common man?

Jackson was a common man because he had humble origins and had to work hard to have money. His father died when he was born. But later on in life, his life progressed and he worked his way up and soon became president.

Jackson gives suffrage

the reason people voted more for Jackson, and how he paid them back.

In 1828, more people voted for Jackson than for John Quincy Adams. The people voted more for Jackson because they felt like him and the people were alike. They were both common men. Also during that time suffrage expanded, and white men without land and or money soon later got suffrage. Jackson also stayed loyal to his voters by giving the jobless jobs in return for voting for him.
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