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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who didst not refuse to the swart convict, Bunyan, the pale, poetic pearl; Thou who didst clothe with doubly hammered leaves of finest gold, the stumped and paupered arm of old Cervantes; Thou who didst pick up Andrew Jackson from the pebbles; who didst hurl him upon a war-horse; who didst thunder him higher than a throne!
= President Andrew Jackson in 1833 withdrew the federal government deposits from the Bank of the United States, leading to a major financial panic}
He looked again and they had gone, and the black stem of the Andrew Jackson, a little disfigured by the sinking Bremen's last shot, was parting the water that had swallowed them into two neatly symmetrical waves.
The American ironclads were no longer in column formation; the Theodore Roosevelt, badly damaged, had turned to the southeast, and the Andrew Jackson, greatly battered but uninjured in any fighting part was passing between her and the still fresh and vigorous Furst Bismarck to intercept and meet the latter's fire.
Only four American ships now, with the Andrew Jackson readings kept to the south-easterly course.
William Tolson from Slaithwaite won the Novices class, while Mirfield's Andrew Jackson took the Clubman A section.
President and face on the $20 bill, Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), has been replaced as the namesake of a Salt Lake City, Utah, school as district officials and students expressed concern over his role in the expansion of slavery and anti-Native American campaigns.
US President Donald Trump hosts an event honouring the Native American code talkers, including Thomas Begay (left) and Peter McDonald, in front of a painting of President Andrew Jackson, at the White House in Washington.
General Andrew Jackson was ordered post-haste to journey the Mississippi River with a force of Tennessee volunteers from Nashville to Natchez to serve as reinforcement.
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To answer the latter question, we need to go back to 1824 when Andrew Jackson was running against John Quincy Adams for President.