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Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson
Born 15 March 1767 Waxhaws area near the border between North and South Carolina
Died 8 June 1845 near Nashville, Tennessee
Spouse Rachel Donelson
'Religion' Presbyterianism
Political party Democratic Party
President of the United States
From 1829
To 1837
Succeeded John Quincy Adams
Preceded Martin Van Buren

Andrew "Old Hickory" Jackson was the seventh president of the United States and a general during the War of 1812 where he defeated the British in New Orleans. He was the first Democratic president. He was known for ignoring limits to executive authority and ending the national bank. Jackson's first vice president was John C. Calhoun and his second was Martin Van Buren.


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