Andrew Jackson

Presidential Hero

"Spoils System"

He tried to help the "common men" get more into politics. More "common men" started to lean about politics to go into jobs in the Government. Soon after He did that a lot more people wanted to join the government.

War Record

Jackson was appointed commander of the Tennessee militia in 1801. During the War of 1812 he led his troops to victory against the Creek Indians at Horseshoe Bend, killing some 800 warriors and procuring 20 million acres of land in present-day Georgia and Alabama. After this military success, Jackson was appointed major general.

Killing the National Bank

On September 10, 1833, Jackson removed all federal funds from the Second Bank of the U.S., redistributing them to various state banks, which were popularly known as "pet banks." In addition, he announced that deposits to the bank would not be accepted after October 1. Finally, Jackson had succeeded in destroying the bank; its charter officially expired in 1836.
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How Andrew Jackson Killed The Federal Reserve