Andrew Jackson, symbol for an age.

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Oxford University Press , New York
Jackson, Andrew, -- 1767-1845., United States -- History -- 1815-
SeriesGalaxy book, GB 73
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LC ClassificationsE382 W24 1966
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Pagination274p.
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Open LibraryOL18182056M

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A powerful, victorious general. Or merely a man of will. Cited by: Andrew Jackson (Ma – June 8, ) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from to Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S.

president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the Appointed by: James Monroe. John William Ward's Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age, is one of the great classics of American Studies.

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How and why he did are treated in three sections of the book, dealing with the concepts of nature, providence and will respectively, each of which succinctly demonstrates the growth and operation of important trends in American political and.

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User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is an important early example of Amrican Studies scholarship. Written originally as a Ph.D. thesis at the University of Minnesota, Ward's book was considered quite innovative at the time, because he used an anthropological concept of culture to place President Jackson in a context that was not narrowly political.5/5(1).

Andrew Jackson (Ma – June 8, ) was an American statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from to He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively modest.

Andrew Jackson's term as president () began a new era in American politics. For the first time in the United States history a man born in humble circumstances was now President.

Politicians in the previous generations gained precedence due to their family background, wealth, prestige, and education. Families such the Adams, and the. Andrew Jackson, symbol for an age by Ward, John William, Publication date Topics Jackson, Andrew, Publisher New York, Oxford University Press Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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Foi o sétimo presidente dos Estados Unidos, de a [1]Foi também governador militar da Flórida (), comandante das forças americanas na Batalha de Nova Orleães (), e epônimo da Democracia n foi uma figura polarizadora, Antecessor: John Quincy Adams.

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