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The Evolution of Democracy in the Early Republic

The Evolution of Democracy in the Early Republic

Create a 500-word essay depicting the evolution of democracy from the time of President Jefferson to President Jackson. Be sure to include the following:

How was the form of the American Republic different under Jackson than it was under Jefferson?
What caused these changes?
Why were these changes significant to the future development of the American Republic?
Use a minimum of three of the sources provided to support your assignment and be sure to cite the sources.


For Topic 3 you will focus on how democracy changed over time between President Jefferson and President Jackson. You can use examples over this time frame to see how democracy changed.

Louisiana Purchase. (2016). Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.
Crews, E. (2007). Voting in Early America. Colonial Williamsburg Journal, Spring.
Thomas Jefferson: Democratic Republican 1801-1809. (2005). The Presidents: 1789-1825 [Video file].
Miller Center: American President. (2016). Andrew Jackson: Domestic Affairs.
Mintz, S. (2016). Winning the Vote: A History of Voting Rights. History Now.
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