Andrew Jackson: A Hero

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“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” “I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.” And that is Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was a hero back in the day. Andrew Jackson was a hero because he was the “Man of the People”, and was a War Hero (Battle of New Orleans).

Andrew Jackson was considered the “Man of the People” because he granted his supporters, friends, and illiterate farmers (who made up 90% of the population back in the day) with public office just so that he could win their support. Andrew Jackson also protected Peggy Eaton and defended her
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The people that believe that Jackson is a monster or devil think that because he was a murderer, he’s racist, defied the Supreme Court, and he fired the entire cabinet. However, Jackson is a hero because he was a great general, he was loyal and principled, and he was the first “Log Cabin” president. The other side that thinks he is a monster or devil are wrong because he is clearly a hero because he was a War hero because he defeated the Creek warriors. He was a great general to the military, he was loyal and principled to his people, and Jackson was the first “Log Cabin” president out of all of the presidents we’ve had. Therefore, the haters are wrong that Jackson was a “monster or devil” and he was actually a hero.

Andrew Jackson was a hero back in the days. “ Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.” “Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.” -Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was a

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