The Jacksonian Age established Democracy in America. Why do you think African Americans, Native Americans and women were left out?
Democracy’s seeds were planted earlier than the 1820s, during the colonial and Revolutionary era, if not back in Classical Greece and Rome and medieval England. The American Revolution scared away many of the Loyalists most likely to interfere with its egalitarian bent. The Emergence of Andrew Jackson created another hallmark in the history of Americans that saw the expansion of suffrage to most whit e men above the age of 21 and indeed restructured quite a number of reforms. Significantly, this paper is an attempt to robustly discuss Democracy under President Jackson in all dimensions.