"I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me."
– Andrew Jackson
From the beginning of his life, Andrew Jackson's life was anything but calm. In this episode we discuss:
*His father's death 3 weeks prior to his birth
*Was he born in North or South Carolina?
*At the age of 13, he was a courier during the Revolutionary War
*Two brothers died young
*Became an orphan at fourteen years of age
*If you're British, he hates you
*Becomes a saddle maker and studies law
*Moves west to what is now Tennessee
*Serves as Congressman, Senator, and Supreme Court Judge for Tennessee
*Wars with Native Americans
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