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Andrew Jackson

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Definition 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • Andrew Jackson's portrait appears on the twenty-dollar bill.
Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • At age13, Andrew Jackson served as a courier in the American Revolutionary War.
  • Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • The term "Jacksonian democracy" is in reference to Andrew Jackson.
  • Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • I said if he wanted to take a broad view of the thing, it really began with Andrew Jackson.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • He was more like Andrew Jackson than he ever supposed.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • Andrew Jackson appointed him to a position of authority, and Colonel Maycomb's misplaced self-confidence and slender sense of direction brought disaster to all who rode with him in the Creek Indian Wars.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Andrew Jackson = 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  • You look a little like a heroic portrait I saw once of Andrew Jackson.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • Andrew Jackson knew the Flint well, and marched across it once to avenge the Indian Massacre at Fort Mims.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • He had served as Secretary of State during Andrew Jackson's first term, later resigning to become ambassador to Great Britain.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • And that was Andrew Jackson, the man whose politics sowed the seeds of Confederate rebellion thirty years earlier.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln was nineteen years old when Andrew Jackson was elected President.
    Richard Hofstadter  --  Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
  • He found in her a casualness, a lack of prejudice, a directness, surprising in the daughter of Andrew Jackson Tozer.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • "That's Andrew Jackson," he says.
    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  --  Shiloh
  • He had no regard whatsoever for Andrew Jackson and, as I say, nobody else in politics that I can call to mind.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • As Andrew Jackson said, "One man with courage makes a majority."
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • John Adams was a great admirer of Andrew Jackson, but the prospect of his adored son winning the highest office was thrilling and a strong reason to stay alive.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • I had a heatstroke and that's why I zoned in forensics and Chinese and didn't rise to the bait when Diaz asked me what I thought about the legacy of Andrew Jackson.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • He was a hook-nosed, sour-faced, gaunt individual who reminded me vaguely of Andrew Jackson or a back-country evangelist despite the white turban on his head made out of sterile towels.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • Witnesses say the car, driven by Andrew Jackson, 17, also of the Hazelwood team, had been noticeably weaving across the lanes of the expressway just before it hit a retaining wall and burst into flames.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • And just when the sensitive subway guard's problems are getting the best of him, destroying his faith in Mankind and the Little People, his nine-year-old niece comes home from school and gives him some nice, pat chauvinistic philosophy handed down to us through posterity and P.S. 564 all the way from Andrew Jackson's backwoods wife.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey

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