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Why was andrew jacksons election viewed as a victory for the common people?


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This is because, as a Scotch-Irish immigrant, Jackson was the first of the American presidents who came from genuinely humble beginnings.

Up until then no-one like him had been elected to such a lofty office, and therefore this was regarded as a victory for common people as one of their own, as it were, had become President.

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