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Andrew Jackson I intend to prove that Andrew Jackson truly was a president for the common man. Andrew wasn’t the kind of man who only worried about higher class individuals. He cared about the common man, which was what the majority of the united states were. Andrew Jackson started his historic life, on March 15, 1767 in South Carolina. He was brought up by the parents Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson. Andrew attended some school, but never all the way through high school. When Andrew was only 13 he was ready to join the South Carolina Militia, and die for our country if needed. I feel that he was very brave for doing this at such a young age. He started out only delivering messages back and forth, but only weeks later he found himself fighting neighbor to neighbor with the British. Jackson and his brother were betrayed by a neighbor and taken prisoner. The boys were taken to the officer in command and were ordered to clean his boots. Andrew was young and frightened but still refused. He said that he deserved the expected treatment to a prisoner of war, and he also deserved his freedom of speech. The officer responded by giving him a blow to the head with a saber. The blow could have killed him, if he hadn’t Continue...


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Then in 1813 he defeated the Creek Indians. Andrew got very upset about this and called for a duel. He believed people should be created equal. Eventually the crowd shoved its way inside. Andrew learned a lot while he was serving his country. The White House smelled like cheese for weeks after that. Jackson became a national hero in the war on 1812. He felt that after a long period working they lost their interest and excitement about it. Soon after he became a senator for the United States. Charles Dickinson said some bad things about Andrews wife Elizabeth. There is a little story about how people still went to the poles and voted for Andrew Jackson even after his death. China was broken, clothing was torn, and ladies pushed around until some even fainted. Everyone wanted to be a part of the festivities. Jackson advisors didn't like the idea of the mob, but Jackson insisted on shaking hands with every tobacco-chewing, backwoodsmen.

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