Matthew Warshauer is associate professor of history at Central Connecticut State University. He is the author of the forthcoming Andrew Jackson: First Men, America’s Presidents. His articles have appeared in Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Connecticut History, Louisiana History, and New York History.
Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law: Nationalism, Civil Liberties, and Partisanshipby Matthew Warshauer
In order to win the famous battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson believed that it was necessary to declare martial law and suspend the writ of habeas corpus. In doing so, he achieved both a victory and the notoriety of being the first American general to ever suspend civil liberties in the United States.
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