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2000 Apush Dbq

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1. First of all, there was a higher participation among voters of the time since it was now not only possible for white, male, property-owners to vote, but also white men who were not property owners. All white males could now have their vote matter in the grand scheme. Whigs wanted a stronger central government, while the Jacksonian Democrats wanted less government. Also, under Henry Clay’s American system, he wanted the federal funds to help create roads and make other internal improvements. Jackson ended up vetoing this, which was the first time a president vetoed something because of personal preference. The Whigs were in uproar over this, which furthered the divide between two

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