General Jackson (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

General Jackson (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Parton

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General Jackson (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by James Parton


Just before his death, the popular American biographer completed the tumultuous life story of America’s seventh President, in all its color and scope. Here are Old Hickory’s childhood, education, law career, duels, military battles, and political campaigns. Parton covers Jackson’s nation-shaping presidency from candidacy to retirement, including the “terror [he struck] among the office-holders.”

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ISBN-13: 9781411443945
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 354
Sales rank: 1,172,131
File size: 449 KB

About the Author

James Parton (1822-1891) was born in Canterbury, England. One of the most popular biographers of his day, he wrote life stories of Voltaire, Aaron Burr, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Horace Greeley. He also wrote Famous Americans of Recent Times, Noted Women of Europe and America, and Captains of Industry.

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