andrew jackson's military career

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how long did andrew jackson serve in the military for.

andrew jackson's childhood and his birth and date of death

When Jackson was 13 he served in the revolutionary war as a courier.Jackson's brother was killed in the battle of stono ferry while Andrew and his brother Robert were captured.While in captivity Andrew and Robert cought smallpox and Robert died.Jackson's mother died from cholera in November 1779 and his father died before he was born.Andrew was orphaned when he was 14 years old.

Interesting things about jackson

Jackson's troops called him old hickory because he was "as tough as old hickory wood" on the battlefield.Andrew founded the first democratic party.Jackson killed a man in a dual for casting an unjustified slur on his wife Rachel.Jackson had an expensive plantation in Davidson county Tennessee.Jackson called his home the hermitage.

Jackson's education

Andrew received an erratic education growing up.Jackson studied law for 2 years in his late teens.Jackson started studying law in north Carolina.

how did Jackson affect america

when some states threatened to leave the union Jackson stopped them by telling them he would send the military.When Jackson won at new Orleans he became a hero and he was popular.Jackson was the first president to invite the public to his inauguration.Jackson has also abolished the electoral college.


Jackson was president from 1829 to 1837.Andrew was a succsesful lawyer in Tennessee.Jackson was a hero at new Orleans which earned him the thanks of congress and a gold medal.

Important life events

Jackson was a commander of the Tennessee militia in the war of 1812.Andrew was a hero at new Orleans which promoted him to a major general.Jackson procured 20 million acres of land in the war of 1812.