Andrew Jackson

HERO

Andrew Jackson: HERO

In 1815, The Battle of New Orleans established Andrew Jackson as a hero.

"Jacksonian Democracy" (expanded suffrage)

Andrew Jackson was the first, other than Virginia and Massachusetts, western elected president. He proudly declared himself to be the "Champion of the Common Man" and believed that the interest were being ignored by the forceful economic plans of Adams and Clay.
History vs. Andrew Jackson - James Fester