Both the Jeffersonian and Jacksonian ideals of democracy had a significant and enduring influence on American’s views of their government and their own place within American democracy. Jacksonian ideals drew upon those of the Jeffersonians who proceeded them, but also had distinct characteristics that differentiated them from Jeffersonian ideals. Research each of these ideals of democracy and complete the following:
In a paper of 1,250-1,500 words, compare and contrast historians’ interpretations of Jeffersonian and Jacksonian ideals of democracy. Where do the interpretations converge and where do they diverge? In what ways did the Jacksonian ideals build on the Jeffersonian ideals according to historians?
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