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The Common Man

Summary: Both economic development and numerous reform movements caused the Jacksonian period to live up to the characterization as the era of the "common man" to a great extent.
The Jacksonian Period from 1824 to 1848 has been acknowledged as the era of the "common man." Primarily, Jackson's popular election to presidency was based on the fact that he himself did not come from a wealthy, aristocratic background but he came from the west and he openly struggled for the rights of the "common man." He was exactly what the American people were looking for after the "corrupt bargain" and John Adams. Both economic development and numerous reform movements caused the Jacksonian period to live up to the characterization as the era of the "common man" to a great extent.

First and foremost, President Andrew Jackson's economic policies lead the Jacksonian Period to uphold its characterization as the era of the "common man." Jackson adamantly vetoed the second charter for the Bank of the United States before its first charter ran out. President Jackson claimed that the bank was...

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