Republicans were basically the federalist party. They did not believe in a central government and believed in doing what the constitution says and not what it doesnt.
Democrats were the Democratic-Republican party. They believed in a strong central government and a loose conception of the constitution.
Winner of the 1828 election. He was a war hero, a self-made man and a patriot. Lots of people attended his inauguration and his white house reception.
In the early 1800's not many people had the right to vote. Only men that owned land could vote. In 1828 when Andrew Jackson took over he changed the rule to men with basically any job could vote. But women could not vote but had rights, but African Americans had little to no rights.
if your party wins you will ruin the u.s.
Mudslinging - trashing other party with insults.
No but if you win you will ruin the peace b/t the states.
The democrats wanted to create a bureaucracy to give the people more say in government. A bureaucracy is a system that do specialized tasks as appointed officials rather than elected ones.
Andrew Jackson created the spoils system. The spoils system is when the supporters of the new president have the right to override the people on the legislature.