What Are Andrew Jackson's Goals

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Andrew Jackson was a self made man and didn’t need the wealthy man 's money to succeed his goals in life. He was a hardworking middle class American who was born into poverty from Irish immigrant parents in 1767. He fought briefly in the American Revolution War, studied law and became the prosecuting attorney for western North Carolina, elected to the House of Representatives in 1796, and later the Senate the very next year in 1797. He rose to fame during the War of 1812 when he soundly defeated the British at the Battle of New Orleans using a remarkably egalitarian force of slaves, Haitians, Choctaw, French pirates, Canary Islanders, and frontiersmen. After the war at New Orleans he was dubbed the name “Old hickory” for his leadership and

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