Election of Andrew Jackson

Video Segment |02:46

Election of Andrew Jackson

Video Segment |02:46

Explains that Andrew Jackson was elected president of the United States in 1828 through the enthusiasm and suffrage of average white males, and reports that Andrew Jackson was a wealthy slave owner who was most famous for fighting and killing Native Americans. The segment also emphasizes that Jackson presented himself as the bastion of popular democracy.

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  • Andrew Jackson
  • Democratic Party
  • suffrage

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