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President andrew jackson subject of new biography, american lion seventh president a man of contradictions, also modern in many ways author jon meacham finds much to admire in jackson's passion. The american president from the university of virginia's miller center of public affairs offers an overview on jackson that includes a biography, timeline and scholarly essays harp week's american political prints provides a selection of newspaper clippings, cartoons and election tickets documenting his tumultuous political career. 2 volume andrew jackson biography, by robert v remini 1998 ~ 1776-1845 hc biography of andrew jackson: president of the united library of american biography. The presidency of andrew jackson the age of jackson shaped the national agenda and american politics jackson's philosophy president: andrew jackson. Andrew jackson 1767-1845 a brief biography a life of andrew jackson the mother later went to tend wounded american prisoners and was fatally stricken by cholera.
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Andrew jackson was the nations seventh president and another leader who had served in the revolutionary war jackson came from a humble background and was able to overcome being orphaned at the age of 14. Andrew jackson: a resource guide jacksonland: president andrew jackson, andrew jackson and the american people new york: dutton children's books, 2004.
Andrew johnson (1808-1875), the 17th us president, assumed office after the assassination of abraham lincoln (1809-1865) johnson, who served from 1865 to 1869, was the first american president. American lion: andrew jackson in the white house is a 2008 biography by jon meacham of andrew jackson, the seventh president of the united statesit won the 2009 pulitzer prize for biography. A biography of america's seventh president, this program explores whether americans should celebrate andrew jackson or apologize for him.