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 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.

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Andrew Jackson mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Andrew Jackson mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), lived just long enough to have had a few photographic portraits taken.

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), lived just long enough to have had a few photographic portraits taken.

# 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

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# 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.

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?

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?

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.

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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.

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.

Rachel Jackson - (June 15, 1767 – December 22, 1828) was the wife of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States.

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