By John M. Belohlavek
Andrew Jackson used to be the 7th president of the USA. often called "Old Hickory," he used to be the 1st President who championed the rights of the 'common man'. initially from the frontier, he was once recognized for being tough in speech and mannerisms and his fierce mood. After making his identify as a basic struggling with the Creek Indians within the conflict of Horseshoe Bend and the British within the conflict of latest Orleans, he entered politics, leading to the production of the fashionable Democratic occasion. although, Jackson is healthier recognized this present day for the cruel stand he took on Indian elimination.
In this concise account, John Belohlavek recounts what made Jackson this kind of magnetic and debatable determine in his personal time. keeping apart fact from legend, Andrew Jackson: precept and Prejudice exhibits how deeply Andrew Jackson's activities and rules as president have affected the fashionable United States.
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Andrew Jackson: Principle and Prejudice (Routledge Historical Americans) by John M. Belohlavek