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The life of Andrew Jackson

Condensation of the author's threevol. biography: of Andrew Jackson
Print Book, English, ©1988
Harper & Row, New York, ©1988
xiv, 412 pages, 17 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
9780060159047, 0060159049
Boy from the Waxhaw district
Frontiersman and lawyer
Congressman Jackson
The duel
Old Hickory
The Creek War
The Battle of New Orleans
Indian removal
The first Seminole War
Governor Jackson
An era of corruption
"Jackson and reform"
The first people's inaugural
The reform begins
Political upheaval
Return to reform
The bank war begins
Jackson and the Union
The Union preserved
"The grand triumphal tour"
The end of the bank
The hermitage fire
Jacksonian diplomacy
Jacksonian democracy
Life in the White House
The silver jubilee
"We must regain Texas"
"We will all meet in Heaven."
Condensation of the author's three-volume biography originally published 1977-1984 under titles: Andrew Jackson and the course of American empire, 1767-1821; Andrew Jackson and the course of American freedom, 1822-1832, and Andrew Jackson and the course of American democracy, 1833-1845