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Biography Of Andrew Jackson, President Of The United States

Formerly Major General In The Army Of The United States

by Philo A. Goodwin

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11924234M
    ISBN 10143044245X
    ISBN 109781430442455

    The dominant theme of Jackson's presidency, Cole argues, was his inconsistent and unsuccessful battle to resist market revolution. “Andrew Jackson, as the seventh president of the United States, from to , has long been considered one of the best half dozen or so of all American presidents.   By mid, President James Madison’s generals had lost control of the war in the North, losing battles in Canada. Then British troops set the White House ablaze, and a feeling of hopelessness spread across the country. Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew : Diversified Publishing.

      17 Great Books About American Presidents for Presidents’ Day Weekend. Andrew Jackson is even more of the lightning-rod figure today than he was when Meacham wrote this biography in The only down side to these easy to follow books on history are the occassional picture of text or old documents - that are not ledgable to read in the photograph. Hopefully newer verisons of a similar series do not make such a mistake (Encyclopedia of Presidents - /5.

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Biography Of Andrew Jackson, President Of The United States by Philo A. Goodwin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Biography of Andrew Jackson: President of the United States ; formerly major general in the Army of the United States Unknown Binding – January 1, by Philo A Goodwin (Author)Author: Philo A Goodwin.

Andrew Jackson was born in in the Waxhaws region between North Carolina and South Carolina. A lawyer and a landowner, he became a national war hero after defeating the British in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of Jackson was elected the seventh president of the United States in Born: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House is a biography of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, written by Jon Meacham.

It won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, with the prize jury describing it as "an unflinching portrait of a not always admirable democrat but a pivotal president, written with an agile prose that brings the Jackson saga to life".Author: Jon Meacham.

Andrew Jackson is considered by some as one of the United States' greatest presidents. He was the first "citizen-president" representing the common President Of The United States book who believed strongly in preserving the union and in keeping too much power out of the hands of the wealthy.

Andrew Jackson, –, 7th President of the United States (–37), b. Waxhaw settlement on the border of South Carolina and North Carolina (both states claim him).

Early Career A child of the backwoods, he was left an orphan at His long military career began inwhen he fought against the British in a skirmish at Hanging Rock. Andrew Jackson, American general and seventh president of the United States (–37). He was the first U.S. president to come from the area west of the Appalachians and the first to gain office by a direct appeal to the mass of voters.

His political movement became known as Jacksonian Democracy. The Best Biographies of Andrew Jackson. If you thought John Quincy Adams’s life was tailor-made for a great biography wait until you sample Andrew Jackson’s. Far from being the backwoods dunce or boorish frontiersman I had expected, the seventh president of the United States proved to be an impressive, dynamic, forceful and vigorous personality.

Rachel Jackson () was the wife of U.S. Army general and President-elect Andrew Jackson, who became the seventh president of the United States (–37). A major general in the War ofJackson became a national hero when he defeated the British at New Orleans.

In some state political factions rallied around Jackson; by enough had joined “Old Hickory” to win numerous state elections and control of the Federal administration in Washington. 7th president of the United States.

Andrew Jackson (Ma – June 8, ) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from to Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of ted by: James Monroe.

"Andrew Jackson (The United States Presidents)" is a small book, 8 x 8 inches, with 40 pages. All the essential information concerning Jackson is here: overview, timeline, interesting facts, childhood, his youthful participation in war, politics, war hero, as president, the good and bad of his terms, and his final years.5/5(2).

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man.

Born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas inhe received sporadic education. Martin Van Buren succeeded Andrew Jackson as president and Jackson returned to the Hermitage.

Upon leaving office he said, "After eight years as president I have only two regrets. That I have not shot Henry Clay or hanged John C.

Calhoun.". This biography by Patsy Stevens, a retired teacher, was written in Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States. Served as President: Vice President: John Caldwell Calhoun, Martin Van Buren Party: Democrat Age at inauguration: 61 Born: Ma in Waxhaw, South Carolina Died: June 8, at the Hermitage near Nashville, Tennessee Married: Rachel Donelson Children: none, but he had 3 adopted sons.

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Andrew Jackson, son of Irish immigrants, Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson, was born in the backwoods of the Carolinas–what was then considered the frontier of America. His father died shortly before Andrew's birth and his mother tried to raise him to be educated.

In Defense of Andrew Jackson, Bradley J. Birzer, Regnery History, pages. I grew up with an affinity for our seventh president. It came naturally—partly from patriotic interest in U.S. Andrew Jackson died at the age of 78, a long life in that era, not to mention a long life for someone who had often been in serious physical danger.

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