Summary: Prior To Jacksonian Democracy The Old Caucus System

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Andrew Jackson also changed the way that presidential candidates are nominated. Prior to Jacksonian Democracy the old caucus system was used. In the caucus system congressional party members would choose the nominee. The old caucus system was done away with. Jackson and his supporters replaced this with a national nominating convention. In the national nominating convention delegates from the states would meet choose the party’s presidential nominee.
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