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a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century

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The complete set consists of the Jacksonian Democrats following the Whig presidents (James K.
6) Belmont, the epitome of the young rather than old Jacksonian Democrat, appeared willing to put aside the economic principles of his party for the ends of commercial prosperity.
Jacksonian Democrats insisted that such measures were unconstitutional.
to the Jacksonian Democrats, conditioned the conduct of Lincoln, and
Second, many Jews apparently associated themselves with the conservative Whig Party, in opposition to the more liberal Jacksonian democrats.
Following a reinstatement of some of the old nation-building policies by Thomas Jefferson's more nationalistic successors, liberal, monopoly-bating Jacksonian Democrats attacked the state in an effort to restore what they saw as a virtuous democracy of small farmers and independent artisans.
There are obvious internal inconsistencies here: the majoritarian and egalitarian values of the Jacksonian Democrats often collided with their commitment to regionalism and individualism.
11) In opposition, Jacksonian Democrats then in power claimed to stand for liberty, equality, the common man, and individualism, advocating laissez-faire business practice and the common man's dream of property through westward expansionist "Manifest Destiny," though in practice their spoils system also distributed wealth in a familiar pattern through government action (Howe, p.
In the early years of statehood most Michiganians were Jacksonian Democrats, and they firmly believed, with Old Hickory, in frequent elections and short terms of office.
Meyers drew back from any suggestion, however, that Jacksonian Democrats differed in any important material sense from their Whig or National Republican opponents.
He repeatedly implies, for example, that New England stood perpetually on the brink of revolution, as the elite proved again and again unable to subdue and incorporate antinomianism in its various guises from Gortonists to Jacksonian Democrats.
With many Jacksonian Democrats, passion is trumped by practicality.
The reform was spread by Jacksonian democrats, newspapers and educational journals, and enlightened speakers on the American lyceum circuit in town halls across the nation.