A prime example of how Jackson expanded limits and enhanced presidential power is the free usage of his power of veto against congress. Jackson used the veto whenever he personally disagreed with any billhat congress had just passed, as opposed to his predecessors, who only vetoed a bill if they believed it was unconstitutional. Moreover, he vetoed twelve times total during his two terms holding office; more than all of the previous presidents combined. An example of how Jackson vetoed based on disagreement or malcontent is Jackson's veto on the rechartering of the Bank of the US. His hatred and prejudice against The Bank were his only reasons for issuing the veto. This way, by using the veto more frequently, Jackson broke from the old tradition and standard and gave future presidents more freedom and less social pressure when using the veto.
Another great reason why Jackson is considered to have expanded limits is the way he dealt with people in the federal office that disagreed with him: the Spoils System. Jackson used the Spoils System from the get-go, and it disposed of dissenters of Jacksonian policies within the executive branch offices by firing them and filling their newly vacant posts with members of the Jacksonian party. This system destroyed the old moderate views of the Virginia Dynasty presidents, who were