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The Life Of Andrew Jackson

by Alexander Walker

  • 206 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Military,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Presidents,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Historical - U.S,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Military,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10517117M
    ISBN 100548144958
    ISBN 109780548144954
    OCLC/WorldCa179778342

    American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House is a biography of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, written by Jon 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 was born on Ma , in the Waxhaw settlement, a community of Scotch-Irish immigrants along the border between North and South Carolina. Though his birthplace is in dispute, he considered himself a South Carolina native. His father died before his birth and Andrew's mother and her three small boys moved in with her.

      Andrew Jackson’s Early Life. Andrew Jackson was born on Ma , in the Waxhaws region on the border of North and South Carolina. The exact location of .   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 .

    Like Abraham Lincoln, with whom many compare him, Andrew Jackson was born poor, studied law and moved west. While Lincoln remained in the law and prospered, Jackson didn’t. Too thin-skinned for courtroom quarrels but ambitious and aggressive, he settled in thinly populated frontier Tennessee, serving as its first congressman in , and its Author: Historynet Staff. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Andrew Jackson Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.


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It puts Jackson's life in the wider context of the history of the United States and charts the unlikely rise of this most extraordinary character from an orphan without any formal education, to a Cited by: Robert V.

Remini's prize-winning, three-volume biography Life of Andrew Jackson won the National Book Award on its completion in and is recognized as one of the greatest lives of a U.S.

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Robert V. Remini is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and historian of the United States House of Representatives.

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Andrew Jackson led a colorful and complex life in his 78 years. He was a military genius, plantation owner, Indian fighter, a racist toward non-whites, controversial loser of the and easy winner of the & Presidential elections, orphan, scarred by the British and married to a married woman, his true love.

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Early Life. Jackson was born on Mato Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, Scots-Irish colonists who emigrated Born:   The life of Andrew Jackson, Major-General in the service of the United States, comprising a history of the War in the South, from the commencement of the Creek campaign, to the termination of hostilities before New Orleans.

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Brands. Jackson was born into poverty and orphaned at an early age; Jackson was a. A slim account of Old Hickory’s military career by a leading historian of the period. Remini (History/Univ. of Illinois at Chicago; The Life of Andrew Jackson,etc.) leans over backward to see the world through his subject’s eyes, but he cannot conceal that Jackson (–) was perhaps America’s most disagreeable great figure: touchy, belligerent, prejudiced, provincial.

"The Life of Andrew Jackson" by Robert Remini is the single-volume abridgment of the author's classic three-volume series on Andrew Jackson which was published between and Although he confessed to finding the distillation process "traumatic and agonizing," Remini's abbreviated biography successfully crystallizes (in just one-fourth the space) the essence of his longer series.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parton, James, Life of Andrew Jackson. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co. Life of Andrew Jackson, Volume 3 Library of American civilization Life of Andrew Jackson, James Parton: Author: James Parton: Publisher: Mason brothers, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Aug 2, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Remini's prizewinning, three-volumn biography, The Life of Andrew Jackson, won the National Book Award upon it's completion in Now.Early life and education. Andrew Jackson was born on Main the Waxhaws region of the Carolinas. His parents were Scots-Irish colonists Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson, Presbyterians who had emigrated from present day Northern Ireland two years earlier.

Jackson's father was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, in current-day Northern Ireland, around Appointed by: James Monroe.Andrew Jackson was a popular hero and America's seventh president. He was successful on the battlefield and exemplified the rough and hardy qualities of a frontiersman.

His legacy is a controversial one due to his support for slavery and forced removal of Native Americans from their lands. Jackson's policies sought to change the balance of power by strengthening the presidency as well as Brand: Attic Books.