Who was Andrew
Concise Biography, History & Facts About
President Andrew Jackson
Seventh President - Andrew Jackson
Lifespan - 1767 - 1845
Place of Birth - March 15, 1767 in Waxhaw, South
Term as President - 1829-1837
Political Party - Democrat
Vice President / Vice Presidents - John C. Calhoun (1829-33), Martin Van Buren (1833-37)
Religion - Presbyterian
Andrew Jackson, Military Experience - American Revolution, War of
1812. First Seminole War
Name of Wife - Andrew Jackson was married to Rachel Donelson
Robards in 1791.
Family - He raised 11
children (none of them were his own)
Career of Andrew Jackson - Law, Politician, Statesman
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1796-97
United States Senator, 1797-98
Justice on Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804
Governor of the Florida Territory, 1821
United States Senator, 1823-25
Place of Death - Andrew Jackson died on June 8, 1845 at the Hermitage near Nashville,
President Martin Van Buren
Major events in the
biography of President
Battle of the Alamo and Texas independence
(1836) 2 states admitted. Second Seminole War begins (1835).
Facts and History in the biography of President
14 year old Andrew Jackson and his older brother Robert were captured by British soldiers in the Battle of Hanging
Rock and badly treated by the British. He defeated the Indians at Horseshoe Bend in
1814 and subsequently became a major general. He won the Battle of New Orleans over
the British. Jackson served in the Tennessee Constitutional Convention, the United States House of Representatives and on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
In 1830 Andrew Jackson 1830 President Jackson
signed the Indian Removal Act, which authorized the forced removal of Indians living in the eastern part of the country to lands west of the Mississippi River
which led to the infamous
Trail of Tears.
His evolution from Democratic-Republican to straight Democrat in 1832 marked the founding of the
In 1836, on March 1st, Texas
declared its independence from Mexico. Texan defenders of the Alamo
were all killed during siege by the Mexican Army during the period
Feb. 24–March 6. Texans defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto
on April 21 1836.
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Presidential Money. The United States has placed likenesses of the Presidents on many types of coins and currency.
Andrew Jackson has appeared on the
twenty dollar bill since 1929, replacing President Garfield who was on the twenty dollar
notes issued in 1882, George Washington in 1905 and Grover Cleveland in 1914.
Andrew Jackson and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without
explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have
therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S.
Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the
U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold
about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four
years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower,
limits the this to two terms)
Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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