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Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 June 8, 1845)

seventh president of the USA Nickname: Old Hickory first man elected from Tennessee to the House of Representatives served in the Senate politician, army general, lawyer in North Carolina and then Tennessee defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and the British at the Battle of New Orleans served in the 1st Seminole War (1817-19) when he overthrew the Spanish Governor in Florida tried to democratize Federal office holding destroyed the national bank relocated most Indian tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River followers created the modern Democratic Party

1830-1850 period later became known as the era of Jacksonian democracy

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 June 8, 1845)

seventh president of the USA Nickname: Old Hickory first man elected from Tennessee to the House of Representatives served in the Senate politician, army general, lawyer in North Carolina and then Tennessee defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and the British at the Battle of New Orleans served in the 1st Seminole War (1817-19) when he overthrew the Spanish Governor in Florida tried to democratize Federal office holding destroyed the national bank relocated most Indian tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River followers created the modern Democratic Party 1830-1850 period later became known as the era of Jacksonian democracy