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Andrew Jackson As a Public Man

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Kessinger Publishing
Historical - General, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
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Open LibraryOL8507187M
ISBN 101425487173
ISBN 139781425487171

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause Andrew Jackson As a Public Man book Cited by: 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 the U.S.

president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a Appointed by: James Monroe.

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Andrew Jackson's cobbled-together upbringing would serve him well, though he also gained a reputation as a young man who loved drinking, playing cards, and horse racing.

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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. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sumner, William Graham, Andrew Jackson as a public man.

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For the first time in the United States history a man born in humble circumstances was now President. Politicians in the previous generations gained precedence due to their family background, wealth, prestige, and education. Families such the Adams, and the.

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Biography of Andrew Jackson Early Life Born to poor Irish immigrants on Manear Camden, South Carolina, no one could have possibly written the story that would become Andrew Jackson’s life.

Two years earlier, his parents, Andrew and Elizabeth, and two older brothers, Hugh and Robert, had emigrated from Northern Ireland. Jackson was. What they aspire to is a nation like the one Andrew Jackson knew.

He lived in a time of exclusively white rule—government “on the white basis,” as Jackson’s political successor Stephen A. Mark Cheathem talks about his book [Andrew Jackson, Southerner], a reassessment of President Jackson as a man who owned over hundred slaves, married into an.

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Andrew Jackson Papers. Book/Printed Material. Andrew Jackson was an executioner, a slaver, an ethnic cleanser, and an economic illiterate. He deserves no place on our currency, and nothing but contempt from modern America.

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Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation, historian Andrew Burstein brings back Jackson with all his audacity and hot-tempered rhetoric.5/5(1).Marquis James’s Pulitzer Prize-wining Life of Andrew Jackson () called Old Hickory the “ideal slave-owner” who shared a “genuine and reciprocal attachment” with his slaves.

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