By Lormen A. Ratner
Andrew Jackson and people Tennesseans who, in addition to him, have been an immense strength in Tennessee and American political lifestyles can most sensible be understood by way of analyzing the political tradition all of them shared. the 10 males studied right here have been the kids or grandchildren of immigrants from both the Scottish lowlands or the north of eire. All skilled the increase from the yeoman/artisan classification to that of landed gentry, and all displayed of their grownup lives the impression of that flow from one socioeconomic type to a different. This view of Jackson and his closest buddies indicates a view of those men's reasons; their values, attitudes, and ideology have been slightly varied than historians have pictured for us. those Jacksonians sought to maintain the realm in their fathers whereas altering their position on the planet. They regarded again yet moved forward; they have been self-interested yet tempered regularly by way of a selfless ideal.
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Andrew Jackson and His Tennessee Lieutenants: A Study in Political Culture (Contributions in American History) by Lormen A. Ratner