By John M. Belohlavek
Andrew Jackson used to be the 7th president of the us. often called "Old Hickory," he was once the 1st President who championed the rights of the 'common man'. initially from the frontier, he was once identified for being tough in speech and mannerisms and his fierce mood. After making his identify as a common combating the Creek Indians within the conflict of Horseshoe Bend and the British within the conflict of latest Orleans, he entered politics, leading to the production of the trendy Democratic get together. even if, Jackson is better recognized at the present time for the tough stand he took on Indian removing.
In this concise account, John Belohlavek recounts what made Jackson this type of magnetic and arguable determine in his personal time. keeping apart fact from legend, Andrew Jackson: precept and Prejudice indicates how deeply Andrew Jackson's activities and guidelines as president have affected the trendy United States.
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Andrew Jackson: Principle and Prejudice (Routledge Historical Americans) by John M. Belohlavek