Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Born: March 15, 1767

Died: June 8, 1845

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Biography: Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, and the British at the Battle of New Orleans.

Source/Notes: Toast at Jefferson Day dinner, 13 April 1830. Later, Jackson added the word 'Federal" in the published version of his toast: "Our Federal Union: It must be preserved."

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