Andrew Jackson: National Hero

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Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States from 1828 to 1836. He also a war hero that defeated the Creek warriors (allies of the British) in the War of 1812, he also led 5000 soldiers to defeat 7500 British in New Orleans, over 2,000 British soldiers, perished in the battle, while only 13 Americans were killed. He had been a national hero. He received the thanks of Congress and a gold medal. In 1824, he was nominated for the U.S. presidency, he was the most popular candidate but he lost the election. He re-elected and won the presidential election of 1828.He also made to veto of the Second Bank of the United States as he thought "the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish
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