Jacksonian Democracy: Who Benefitted? Alexis de Tocqueville toured America after Andrew Jackson’s administration, a period of time your textbook titles “Jacksonian Democracy.” Tocqueville believed American democracy would eventually overthrow monarchies to become the world’s dominant governing system. In a paper, explain the cultural and social ideas of Jacksonian Democracy.
Then, consider who benefitted from Jacksonian Democracy and explain how you imagine this provided Tocqueville with his high esteem of democracy. For example, how did Jacksonian Democracy influence settlers in the old Southwest, the poor farmers, immigrants, Native Americans, slaves, women, and other groups?
Directions: Your paper should be 2-3 pages long, not including the required Title and References pages.
Your paper should include an introduction, a body with at least three fully developed paragraphs, and a conclusion.
It should contain a fully developed and supported thesis statement. Format your paper according to APA 7 guidelines.
The CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.) has an updated page on APA 7 guidelines including paper formatting. Include a minimum of two academic sources (journal articles, books, etc.) other than the textbook for the course. The CSU Global Library (Links to an external site.) is a great place to find these sources.