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  • 1. Andrew Jackson
    By: Heather Midkiff
  • 2. Andrew Jackson is seen as one of the United State's greatest presidents.
    He was the first "citizen-president" representing the common man. He believed strongly in preserving the union and in keeping too much power out of the hands of the wealthy. He was also the first President to truly embrace the powers of the presidency.
    Accomplishments
  • 3. Andrew Jackson was born either in North or South Carolina on March 15, 1767.
    His mother raised him by herself and then died of cholera when Jackson was 14.
    He grew against the background of the American Revolution.
    He lost both brothers in the war and was raised by two uncles.
    He received a fairly good education in his early years by private tutors.
    At 15, he chose to go back to school himself before becoming a lawyer in 1787.
    About Andrew Jackson
  • 4. He was very important in this period, he became president in 1825, and was seen as the greatest president
    John C. Calhoun was his Vice President
    He was known as the “citizen-president”
    Vetoed more bills than all previous presidents
    Also the first president to completely embrace all the powers of president
    Jackson supported Georgia in the expulsion of the Indians from thierland
    His Importance