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  • (noun): 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845).
    Synonyms: Jackson, Old Hickory

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans (1815). A polarizing figure who dominated the Second Party System in the 1820s and 1830s, as president he dismantled the Second Bank of the United States and initiated ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River. His enthusiastic followers created the modern Democratic Party. The 1830–1850 period later became known as the era of Jacksonian democracy.

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... See also List of places named for Andrew Jackson Jackson's portrait appears on the United States twenty-dollar bill ... Jackson's image is on the Black Jack and many other postage stamps ... after him, including Jacksonville, Florida and North Carolina Jackson, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee Jackson County, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio ...
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African-American Heritage Of United States Presidents - Claims of African Heritage - Unverified - Andrew Jackson
... Andrew Jackson referred to a charge that his "Mother.. ... eldest brother sold as a slave in Carolina." Less specific was a rumor of Jackson having "colored blood", meaning having "Negro" ancestry this was unproven ... President Jackson's father was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, in current-day Northern Ireland, around 1738 ...
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Second Inauguration Of Andrew Jackson
... The second inauguration of Andrew Jackson as the seventh President of the United States took place in the House chamber of the U.S ... The inauguration marked the commencement of the second four-year term of Andrew Jackson as President and the only four-year term of Martin Van Buren as ... Jackson was sworn in by Chief Justice John Marshall on a frigid day with snow still on the ground ...

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