Andrew Jackson's Presidency

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What was Andrew Jackson's vision for the U.S.?

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Andrew Jackson’s vision for the United States was to make our democracy more accessible to the common man. Jackson believed the wealthy had too much influence in and control of the government. He wanted to give the average person a greater role in the government.

Several things occurred to help accomplish this goal. One change that was made was the replacement of caucuses with nominating conventions. With a nominating convention, the members of the party chose the candidates that would run for office. With a caucus, the party leaders chose these candidates.

Another change that occurred was that some states dropped the requirement...

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