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Arrangements for Jackson's first inauguration
Arrangements for Jackson's first inauguration

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Changing Party Politics

Jackson saw himself as directly representing the common man. He had risen from poverty and was the first president who lived west of the Appalachians. Many of his supporters and their leaders were from the same area. The nation's political power center was shifting to the West. Jackson's 1829 inauguration was the first to be attended by masses of people. What did Jackson's presidency represent?

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