Andrew Jackson

7th President: 1829-1837

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Birth: March 15, 1767 at Lancaster County, South Carolina

Birthplace information from American Presidents.org

Lancaster County, South Carolina website

Death: June 8, 1845 at Hermitage, Tennessee

Photographs of Jackson Gravesite - Hermitage (Nashville), Tennessee

Biographies

White House biography

Congressional biography

Biography from infoplease.com

Biography from the University of Groningen

Books and Other Media

Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay : Democracy and Development in Antebellum America

The President's Lady : A Novel About Rachel and Andrew Jackson

The Petticoat Affair : Manners and Mutiny in Andrew Jackson’s White House

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Andrew Jackson, Symbol for an Age

Andrew Jackson and His Tennessee Lieutenants

The Age of Jackson

Andrew Jackson and the Bank War : A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power

The Presidency of Andrew Jackson

Search for books about Andrew Jackson

Cabinet/Staff

List by infoplease.com

Martin Van Buren - Secretary of State

John Eaton - Secretary of War

Lewis Cass - Secretary of War

Roger Taney - Attorney General

Election Results/Presidential Campaign

1824

Opponents: John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, William H. Crawford

Election

1828

Opponent: John Quincy Adams (NR)

Election

1832

Opponents: Henry Clay (NR), John Floyd (I), William Wirt (AM)

Election

1824, 1828 & 1832 Campaign and Election History

National Republican (NR) party

Anti-Masonic (AM) party

The First Election Cartoon, 1824

Tally Sheet for Electoral College in 1825 

Events during Jackson’s administration and lifetime

Outline of events during Jackson’s administration

Seminole Wars

Military Service

Duels

The War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans

The Creek Wars

Governor of Florida

Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears

The Bankwar

The Eaton (Petticoat) Affair

Censure

Reversal of Censure

Assassination attempt

First lady and family

Rachel Jackson biography from the White House

Pictures of Rachel Jackson from the Library of Congress

Genealogy

Brian Tompsett’s US President genealogy page

Miscellaneous

Andrew Jackson page from C-SPAN

Andrew Jackson "Champion of the Kingly Commons" web site

The Trail of Tears

Quotes

National Historic Sites/State Historic Sites/Landmarks/Places to Visit

The Hermitage – Nashville, Tennessee

Andrew Jackson State Park – Lancaster County, South Carolina

Museum of the Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial – Waxhaw, North Carolina

Andrew Jackson Gravesite - Nashville, Tennessee

Andrew Jackson statue – Washington, D.C.

Andrew Jackson statue – Nashville, Tennessee

Andrew Jackson statue at Jackson County Courthouse – Kansas City, Missouri

Andrew Jackson statue at former Jackson County Courthouse – Independence, Missouri

McKamie Farmhouse – Union County, North Carolina

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park – Alabama

Pictures/Portraits

Pictures from the Library of Congress

Portrait from C-SPAN

Speeches/Papers/Publications

Inaugural Addresses, State of the Union speeches, and other documents

First Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com

Second Inaugural Address and background from Bartelby.com

Trivia

Trivia from The Presidential Facts Page

Vice Presidents

John C. Calhoun biography

Martin Van Buren page

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