Could you please help me with an assignment by answering the following question:
How did the democratization of the political system affect the practice of politics? What factors limited political participation?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 20, 2020, 9:12 pm ad1c9bdddf
It depends on what time period you are talking about, but since your topic says pre-1877 I'll try to give you some good ideas. Democratization means to "make more democratic" so you need to focus on examples of when more people were able to participate in the political system; for example, in the election of 1824 between John Quincy Adams, William Crawford, and Henry Clay roughly 350,000 people voted (http://www.270towin.com/). In four years to 1828 In the election between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson over 1 million people voted. What caused the voting population to triple? ...
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