What were the principles of Jacksonian Democracy
Essay Response (250 words minimum) – American 1812 to 1840 / War of 1812,Jacksonian Democracy
Answer the following 4 questions in an essay response with a minimum of 250 words (combined word total for all 4 questions together.) No citations needed.
What effect did the War of 1812 have on shaping the American mindset and identity?
What were the principles of Jacksonian Democracy?
How was the 1812-1840 American identity reflected in presidential policy, public action, and popular culture?
Engage the reading/viewing critically.
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The 1812 war shaped the Americans to think of themselves as one people. Facing a common enemy Canada and United States united with the native warriors and African Americans to protect their land. They saw it as a federal duty which later enabled the Indians to be assimilated in the American community……………………………