Andrew Jackson

The Ambassador for the Common Man

Brought Down the Unconstitutional National Bank

Andrew Jackson helped spread the wealth by taking down the corrupt national bank. The bank only lent money to wealthy business men, and ignored the common man and the lower class.

Encouraged Citizens to Become more Involved in Politics

With the spoils system he gave many average people jobs in politics, not just wealthy business men. This got many people into politics and increased voting during elections, also it created good paying political jobs for the people.

Preventing South Carolina from Seceding

After passing tarriffs nesisary for maintaining a strong economy South Carilina nearly secceded, witch would be a huge territory loss if they did. Jackson immediatly threatened to use the federal army. That quickly stopped South Carolina from


“Andrew Jackson's Firsts.” 2014. The History Channel website. Jan 15 2014, 12:40 http://www.history.com

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Jackson Taking down the National bank, witch he called the ''Hydra Headed Monster"