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By H. W. Brands

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In this, the 1st significant single-volume biography of Andrew Jackson in many years, H.W. manufacturers reshapes our figuring out of this attention-grabbing guy, and of the Age of Democracy that he ushered in.

An orphan at a tender age and with no formal schooling or the family members lineage of the Founding Fathers, Jackson confirmed that the Presidency used to be no longer the specific province of the rich and the well-born yet may possibly actually be held by means of a guy of the folks. On an imposing, sweeping scale manufacturers re-creates Jackson’s upward thrust from his hardscrabble roots to his days as frontier attorney, then directly to his heroic victory within the conflict of recent Orleans, and at last to the White residence. shooting Jackson’s oversized existence and deep impression on American background, manufacturers additionally explores his arguable activities, from his unapologetic expansionism to the disgraceful path of Tears. it is a exciting portrait, in complete, of the president who outlined American democracy.

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