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During the 1820s and 1830s the United States government was introduced to the Jacksonian Democrats who thought themselves to be the leaders and strict enforcers of the United States Constitution political democracy individual liberty and equality of the equal economic opportunity Jacksonian Democracy was the belief that the people should have direct governing of themselves this concept praised liberty of the individual and enforced their basic principles of the government clinging to states rights and federal restraint in social and economic affairs Jacksonian Democrats fell short of fulfilling and supporting their principles and beliefs by their actions because of their selfish interests they wrecked the national finance structure treated humans in an inhumane manner and demolished the amity of society and the value of community Andrew Jackson an egotistic anti aristocratic leader led the Jacksonian Democrats in a selfish battle against the harmless Bank of the United States In truth the BUS had to an extent become a broker by which merchants in the New England area became wealthy however to the western speculators the bank became the moneyed monster for they had borrowed a great deal of money from the bank and in the late 1820s the land prices started dropping or leveling off which left no easy way of paying back the bank For this same reason since the bank did not benefit to Jacksons followers and he had a great dislike for Nicholas Biddle director of the bank the recharter of the bank was vetoed by Andrew Jackson In Document B Jackson predjudicly against the rich states the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of the government to their selfish purposes In Document C Daniel Webster illustrates that the veto message manifestly seeks to inflame the poor against the rich it wantonly attacks whole classes of people for the purpose of turning against them the prejudices and resentments of other classes Jackson triggered prejudices of the common people toward the
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