Old Hickory As The Chief - The Presidency Of Andrew Jackson

Old Hickory As The Chief - The Presidency Of Andrew Jackson

by Andrew J. Richter
     
 

Like every American president, Andrew Jackson's legacy is up for debate. In this book I try to put aside personal bias and preconceived notions to give a fair look at Jackson's eight turbulent years in the White House. In doing so I found there were two different Jacksons. There was the traditional Jackson who won the Bank War and thwarted nullification and then

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Like every American president, Andrew Jackson's legacy is up for debate. In this book I try to put aside personal bias and preconceived notions to give a fair look at Jackson's eight turbulent years in the White House. In doing so I found there were two different Jacksons. There was the traditional Jackson who won the Bank War and thwarted nullification and then there was the unsure and sensitive Jackson who craved friendship and loyalty. Historians have described Jackson as everything from a criminal dictator to heroic patriot. I'll let you judge where the truth lies.

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ISBN-13:
9781598247497
Publisher:
E-BookTime
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
0.35(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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