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By: Paul Buckley, Jacob Jarvis, Tyler Lewis. Jacksonians v. The Whigs 1828-1856. Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson founded the modern American political party Called the Democratic-Republicans He shaped it into the modern Democratic party. Democratic-Republican party.

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By paul buckley jacob jarvis tyler lewis

By: Paul Buckley, Jacob Jarvis, Tyler Lewis

Jacksonians v. The Whigs1828-1856


Andrew jackson

Andrew Jackson

  • Andrew Jackson founded the modern American political party

  • Called the Democratic-Republicans

  • He shaped it into the modern Democratic party


Democratic republican party

Democratic-Republican party

  • Main objective was to eliminate elitism and mobilize the masses of all people


Martin van buren

Martin Van Buren

  • Was vice president to Jackson, succeeded him as president

  • Van Buren wanted Democratic-Republicans to see their opposing party, who were the Whigs


The whigs

The Whigs

  • The Whig party only won presidency when they elected well-known military heroes, such as William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor

  • The Whig party had noble statesmen Henry Clay and Daniel Webster


Unification of the whigs

Unification of the Whigs

  • The Whigs had two distinct wings- Northern Industrialists and Southern Planters.

  • They were unified by the Democratic policies they opposed rather than the issues they agreed on


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