Andrew attended an academy then was later sent to a boarding school, he had mildly been recalled with a Scotch-Irish temper by bullies. Andrew had a lot of energy and anger inside and stood up for his rights throughout his childhood. Andrew had also been a very aggressive fighter. He also had a hatred towards Great Britain. So, at age 13 in 1780 he attended America's Revolutionary War against Great Britain.
Andrew almost lost his life in the Seven years war. His main goal was to defeat the British. He almost got his whole life taken away just from a slash in the throat when a British officer told him to clean his boots. Andrew's brother died of smallpox. Andrew was dedicated to bringing the British down until death.
Jackson was later inaugurated as president,but that is not all. In 1800 Jackson's reputation spread across Tennessee. Andrew was also a lawyer 1796-1800 as Tennessee's first congressman. Jackson has always had a pain from having a bloody duel with Charles Dickinson, and in the end won. Andrew made it through his life with multiple bullets shot at him, and fought in the battle of New Orleans with a crew made up of pirates and bandits. Andrew Jackson is now recalled with "He's as tough as old hickory ".
1. Old Hickory: Andrew Jackson and the American people
By: Albert Marrin
2. Profiles in American History
By: Joyce Moss and George Wilson
By: World Book
2. rough and tumble- very competitive and aggressive
3. Immortal- exempt from death