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Andrew Jackson

History 8 stuff

Domoeyutsu Mcosoealmai

on 22 December 2012

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President years 1829-1837 ANDREW JACKSON Was orphaned at the age of 14, and lived with his uncles Childhood only president as prisoner of war Conclusion of Life Middle Life Ahievements in War Mutsu Osoegawa, Joey McTiernan, Dominic Zalmai Battle with the indian tribe, Red Sticks made him famous Years lived 1767-1845 died of lead poisoning dodged many deaths "Old Hickory" Never knew his dad Joined militia at 13 Grew up in Waxhaws, Carolina After 2nd term retired to the Hermittage, stayed there till he died His V.P. Martin Van Buren became the next President Coming to the Americas Began their journey in 1765 from Larne, Ulster, in Northern Ireland Were to arrive at Charlestown, South Carolina Left Ulster with Andrew , Betty Jackson, Hugh and Robert Likely went for the promise of free land, a tax exemption, and free tools Betty Jackson's 6 sisters already moved to Waxhaws, Carolina Not known where he was born Most of his family died in the Revolutionary War Andrew Jackson's Presidency Map of Ireland 1765 Journey took them around 7-8 weeks Considered slender, agile, and energetic Surved as a courier during the Revolutionary War Lived with his mom's sisters after his father died Young Andrew Jackson Began to study law in his late teens In 1787 he became a lawyer, worked in Jonesborough Was elected into the House of Representatives for Tennessee in 1796, Elected into the Senate soon after but resigned after 8 months 2 years later he was asked to serve as a judge of the supreme court, served as one till 1804 appointed commander of militia in 1801 In 1822 was re-elected to Senate Nominated for presidency in 1824, didn't recieve it Won presidency in 1828 Bibliography Married Rachel Jackson in 1791 Interesting facts nearly burnt down a tavern first duel was at age 21 Andrew Jackson." The White House. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2012. <http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/andrewjackson>. During presidency 2 parties formed out of the Republican party Didn't refer to the senate for policy making, used his power of the veto Won election of 1828, with his running mate John C. Calhoun Became involved in a battle with the 2nd Bank of America South Carolina tried to rid themselves of a high protective tariff In the election of 1832 he won with 5x as many electoral votes as clay Andrew Jackson's Inaugeration Miller Center." American President: Andrew Jackson. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virgini, n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2012. <http://millercenter.org/president/jackson>. Andrew Jackson Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/andrew-jackson-9350991>. "Ft. Mims MassacreBaldwin County, AlabamaAugust 30, 1813." Ft. Mims Massacre, Baldwin County, Alabama 1813. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2012. <http://www.canerossi.us/ftmims/massacre.htm>. Booraem, Hendrik. Young Hickory: The Making of Andrew Jackson. Dallas, TX: Taylor Trade Pub., 2001. Print. Leckie, Robert. From Sea to Shining Sea: From the War of 1812 to the Mexican War, the Saga of America's Expansion. New York: HarperCollins, 1993. Print. Jackson had an uncommon marriage Jackson dueled for almost any reason won the battle of New Orleans No one really knew what caused his death until further reasearch
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