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  • Author:
    Burke Davis
  • ISBN:
    0385270925
  • ISBN13:
    978-0385270922
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    Doubleday; 1st Edition edition (October 1, 1977)
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The personal life and turbulent military and political career of Andrew Jackson are considered in light of major twentieth-century reappraisals of America's seventh president and his time. ISBN13:9780803765481. Release Date:January 1977.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-256) and index. Raw lad - Making his own way - Immortal Jackson - On the brink of fate - Great race - That most American of Americans - Supreme law: Preserving the union - Children of the soil - Old,. Raw lad - Making his own way - Immortal Jackson - On the brink of fate - Great race - That most American of Americans - Supreme law: Preserving the union - Children of the soil - Old, old man - Notes. Andrew Jackson, the first popularly elected American president, won the nation's favor with his legendary courage, loyalty to the common man, and fierce dedication to preserving the Union. However, his ruthlessness, including his treatment of Native Americans, led to some of the darkest times in American history.

Jackson's life lends itself perfectly to Marrin's famously hyperbolic narrative style. This book was a gift to a son, who is interested in the history of our presidents. He said that the book is very well written and full of things he hadn't known about Jackson

Jackson's life lends itself perfectly to Marrin's famously hyperbolic narrative style. The product of a rough-hewn, eye-for-an-eye backwoods culture, Jackson, who killed a man in a duel (the only president to have done so), won office as much through force of personality as by his brilliant military achievements. He said that the book is very well written and full of things he hadn't known about Jackson. He recommends it to anyone who would like to know more about Andrew Jackson's life.

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the . As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a "corrupt aristocracy" and to preserve the Union.

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Andrew Jackson Davis (August 11, 1826 – January 13, 1910) was an American Spiritualist, born in Blooming Grove, New York. Influences and legacy. He had little education, though probably much more than he and his friends pretended. In 1843 he heard lectures in Poughkeepsie on animal magnetism, as the phenomena of hypnotism was then termed, and found that he had remarkable clairvoyant powers

Bestselling military biographer Burke Davis paints the definitive portrait of. .Life of Chesty Puller (1962), and Old Hickory: A Life of Andrew Jackson (1977).

Bestselling military biographer Burke Davis paints the definitive portrait of this extraordinary marine hero. Burke Davis (1913–2006) was an American author and journalist best known for his narrative histories of the Civil War, including To Appomattox: Nine April Days, 1865 (1959), Sherman’s March (1980), and The Last Surrender (1985). His acclaimed biographies of military and political figures include They Called Him Stonewall (1954), Gray Fox: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War (1956), Marine!: The Life of Chesty Puller (1962), and Old Hickory: A Life of Andrew Jackson (1977).

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The personal life and turbulent military and political career of Andrew Jackson are considered in light of major twentieth-century reappraisals of America's seventh president and his time