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Andrew Jackson was the President of the United States. He was born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas in 1767. His Irish-Scottish parents had to the USA from Ireland two years . He was the youngest of three brothers but his father died three weeks Jackson was born. He grew up in a very area of the Virginian countryside.

At the age of 13 he the American Revolution as a courier. He was the U.S. President to have fought in the Revolution. He was captured by the British and nearly starved to . His mother died from Cholera in 1781, leaving Andrew an at the age of 14. He began to study law in his teens and became an outstanding young lawyer in Tennessee.

Jackson prospered sufficiently to slaves and to build a mansion near Nashville. He was the first man from Tennessee to the House of Representatives, and he served in the Senate. He was a major general in the War of 1812 and became a national when he defeated the British at New Orleans. This paved his to political success and eventually the Presidency in 1829.

Jackson served two as President, from 1829 to 1837. He supported the of a small federal government with a President. He was a leading advocate of removing native Americans from the east of the country and his policy eradicated many . He also supported slavery. In 1835, Jackson survived an assassination attempt. He died of tuberculosis and heart in 1845, aged 78.

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