United States History, Law and Politics
Andrew Jacksonby William P. Meyers
"to the victors belong the spoils"
Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States of America. He was elected President in 1828 and again in 1832. Prior to becoming President he had been a lawyer, professional gambler, cock-fight promoter, slave-trader, pioneer and Indian-killer, and cotton plantation operator in Tennessee. He became famous during the War of 1812 after his troops won the Battle of New Orleans. He was the first President to be elected from the Democratic Party.
Internet Biography of Andrew Jackson by William P. Meyers. Long enough to give a clear picture of Jackson's life and his impact on the U.S.A., short enough to actually read, in sections that make good term paper topics. Also available: Internet Biography of Andrew Jackson Kindle edition.
Andrew Jackson's Place in History
The Fundamentalist Constitution, Andrew Jackson, and the Balanced Budget Amendment [August 29, 2011]
Andrew Jackson at Wikipedia
This page provides links to essays on Andrew Jackson by William P. Meyers, as well as links to external Web sites with Andrew Jackson information.
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