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    2A  Presidential Outline: Andrew Jackson  I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. Andrew Jackson. March 15‚ 1767­ June 8‚ 1845  Jackson was born in Waxhaws which is on the borderline of North Carolina and South  Carolina. He ran for president from Tennessee.    A. Educational Background­ Jackson had a very irregular education. He didn’t  attend school on a regular basis. Jackson ended up studying law in Salisbury  North Carolina.  B. Occupational Background­ Jackson became a lawyer in Tennessee in 1787

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    President Andrew Jackson; A Fallicy President Andrew Jackson was one of the better embodiments of the “American Dream.” His humble beginnings made him a common man‚ while his vast intellect and determination made him successful. Throughout his presidency‚ Andrew Jackson was praised for acting on the behalf of the ordinary Americans. Yet‚ his personal motivations and interests that influenced his actions were often contradictory. Jackson’s first term was distinguished by private opinions altering

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    Andrew Jackson: Common Man or Democratic Man? “It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.”1 This quote by Andrew Jackson is only one of the many statements that he has made about the government being corrupt and being led by the wrong people. Throughout Jackson’s life‚ he was belittled and stepped on by the richer community. As a child‚ he grew on his own and learned to handle tough situations and quarrels all by himself

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    Presidential Outline: Andrew Jackson I. Andrew Jackson a. March 15‚ 1767 – June 8‚ 1845 b. 61 years old II. No formal education; Occupation: Major General in the military‚ lawyer in North Carolina and Tennessee‚ Justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court‚ military governor of Florida‚ also became a US Senator III. Democratic Party IV. John Quincy Adams: Federalist‚ Democratic-Republican‚ Whig Party; Henry Clay: Whig Party V. The main campaign issue was the Bank of the United States‚

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    Andrew Jackson Jackson was born on March 15‚ 1767. His parents were Scots-Irish colonists Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson‚ Presbyterians who had emigrated from Ireland two years earlier. Jackson’s father was born in Carrickfergus‚ County Antrim‚ in current-day Northern Ireland‚ around 1738. Jackson’s parents lived in the village of Boneybefore‚ also in County Antrim. When they immigrated to America in 1765‚ Jackson’s parents probably landed in Philadelphia‚ Pennsylvania. They would have

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    June 8‚ 1845 Parents were Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson. They were Scot-Irish colonist who emigrated from Ireland. Andrew’s father passed away three weeks before Andrew was born. At age 13‚ Andrew was a courier during Revelutionary War. During the war his brother Hugh died. Andrew and his brother Robert were taken by British and held captive. During that time Robert died from smallpox. Shortly after Robert’s death‚ Andrew’s mother died of cholera and Andrew was an orphan at age 14.

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    Andrew Jackson’s Report Card Letter Grade Historical Reasoning Democracy A+ Andrew Jackson respected the poor more than the rich and wealthy. He believed in common people having the same privileges as those with higher social status. He also opposed the government and the bank because he thought it favored the rich. Political parties were also holding nominating conventions which opened the ability to nominate more people making it more democratic. Spoils System B- Andrew Jackson saw the

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    Andrew Jackson: More Than a Common American Andrew Jackson‚ the seventh president of the United States‚ remains one of the most controversial figures in American history. Some accounts portray Jackson as a heroic and courageous man‚ who proved his mettle in various military endeavors‚ most notably the War of 1812. Others‚ however‚ judge Jackson more harshly‚ as they are deeply offended by his actions regarding Native Americans during his presidency. Andrew Jackson presented himself as a man of

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    As President‚ Andrew Jackson worked to pull apart the Second Bank of the United States. The original Bank of the United States had been introduced in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton as a way of organizing the federal government’s finances. This first Bank became invalid in 1811. It was followed by the second Bank‚ put together by James Madison in 1816 to reduce the economic problems caused by the War of 1812. Both Banks were involved in the growth of the U.S. economy‚ but President Jackson did not approve

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    It cannot be questioned that Andrew Jackson had extreme impact serving as the United States seventh president. He‚ along with many others of the time‚ believed that with the impact he had he was even a hero. The fact of the matter‚ however‚ is that many results of his impactful decisions were often not always for the benefit of the country. His personal values alone did not seek the country’s best interest. With the overall result of the choices that Jackson made‚ he was indeed not hero and only

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