Andrew Jackson

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Noun1.Andrew Jackson - 7th president of the USAndrew Jackson - 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
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But the generation of Washington gave way to the age of Jackson and a much earthier version of democratic participation.
Regular readers will know how committed I am to the understanding of American liberalism contained in the final chapter of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s 1946 classic The Age of Jackson:
Arthur Schlesinger Jr., bending, folding, spindling, mutilating, and otherwise making history "usable" in The Age of Jackson (1945), treated Jackson's administration as a precursor of Franklin D.
Arthur Schlesinger, as most who wrote about Jackson prior to the 1990s, ignored this crucial aspect of Jackson's life in his classic book "the Age of Jackson" (1945), but admitted his "mistake" years later when working in the Kennedy White House.
The author covers the American Revolution and equality in the United States, the state of equality in the Age of Jackson from 1829 to 1865, free labor and social Darwinism from 1865 to 1900, liberalism in the age of monopoly from 1900 to 1929, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the course of the bookAEs eight chapters.
A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson
The Age of Jackson and the Art of American Power, 1815-1848.
Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson. By Joshua D.
However, his careful attention to the multiplicity of masculine performances, and to limning their messy genealogies from the Age of Jackson to the assassination of Lincoln and beyond, offers a necessary addition to theatre studies.
The Age of Jackson and the Art of American Power, 1815-1848 by William Nestor, Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2013, ISBN 978-1-61234- 605-2, 362 pp., $35.00 (Hardcover)
Flush Times & Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson provides college-level American history readers with a specific examination from a master storyteller who digs up stories of those who made, missed and lost fortunes in the rural South in the 1800s.
Woodrow Wilson is my least favorite president ever, but he was not, as Cost contends, the first Democrat to dishonor the "Jacksonian notion of limited government." That would have been Jackson himself, as Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., observed in The Age of Jackson (1945).