Progressives Abandon Jacksonian America

on February 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

by SALENA  ZITO CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Andrew Jackson, the president whose divisive political  instincts would shape the Democratic Party for generations, was born less than  20 miles from here, in the Waxhaw region between the Carolinas. Until the 1980s, “Old Hickory” was considered a near-great president, just a  few notches below Washington, Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt, by the academics  who […]

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