Andrew Jackson

"Hero or Zero" an absolute Hero

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Andrew Jackson

Jackson was born an orphan, he became president all by himself. He was a war hero back in 1812. He helped people against the British army, helped people with finance issue like the national banks, he also did what ever it takes to keep south Carolina part of this nation, he fought in the revolutionary war when he was just 13 http://www.biography.com/people/andrew-jackson-9350991
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national bank

Andrew Jackson felt that the national bank wasn't constitutional. So he got rid of the bank. Since it was only helping the wealthy men. After national bank was shut down other banks for everyone started to open.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_bank
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battle of new orleans

Jackson was leading an army of 4500 troops. this was considered the last armed engagement between the us and Britain. The only 13 of the u.s suffered most were killed, missing, or wounded.even though the British force captured Louisiana which was separated from the u.s. General Pakenham was dead and Andrew Jackson had an overwhelming victory.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_New_Orleans

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