Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. He created the modern Democratic Party and fought for the common man. He changed the Presidency with his distrust of large and centralized government.
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), lived just long enough to have had a few photographic portraits taken.
10 Fascinating Presidential Scandals
# 7: Before Andrew Jackson was president he married Rachel Donelson in 1791. She had previously been married & believed that she was legally divorced. After marrying Jackson, Rachel found out this was not the case. Her first husband charged her with adultery. Jackson would have to wait until 1794 to legally marry Rachel. Even though this happened over thirty years previously, it was used against Jackson in the election of 1828. Jackson blamed Rachel's untimely death two months later on the
Hasta el s. XIX los asuntos públicos eran manejados por la clase dominante, es hasta la presidencia de Andrew Jackson en EEUU que Amos Kendall, un editor de periódico logra entrar como asesor del gabinete de la casa blanca. El ejerció una labor de asesoría directa al presidente ayudando a poblar el Oeste. Durante este siglo los defensores de diversas causas (la feminista, la antiesclavista, etc.) utilizaron la publicity como medio de difusión.
PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON. He is the ONE, the SINGLE, the ONLY President in history to have had no debt on his people. We were debtless then... so whats the damn problem?
THE NATION;Once Upon a Time, a Budget Surplus
US started 1789 with a debt of $75M, a ratio of debt to GDP of 31% (as against today's ratio of 52%). The Govt paid off the debt until 1835 when President Jackson reported to Congress that "all that remains of the public debt has been redeemed," and then revealed that the Treasury actually had a surplus of $19M.
I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me. Andrew Jackson quotes on PictureQuotes.com.
Rachel Jackson - (June 15, 1767 – December 22, 1828) was the wife of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States.