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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson

Born in the backwoods of the Carolinas, Andrew Jackson became a legend in his own time, defeating the British at the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812. Known as Old Hickory, he served in numerous capacities in state government before being elected the seventh President of the United States. As President, Jackson represented the needs of the common man more than his predecessors and …

Date of Birth: March 15, 1767
Date of Death: August 06, 1845


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"The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger." Andrew Jackson
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"The mischief springs from the power which the monied interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges which they have succeeded in obtaining...and unless you become more watchful in your states and check this spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that the most important powers of government have been given or bartered away….- Andrew Jackson, Farewell Address, 1837" Andrew Jackson
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"Desperate courage makes One a majority." Andrew Jackson
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"It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word." Andrew Jackson
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"Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in." Andrew Jackson
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"Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defence and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it." Andrew Jackson
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"As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending." Andrew Jackson
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"Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error" Andrew Jackson
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"That book [Bible], sir, is the rock on which our republic rests." Andrew Jackson
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"Oh, yeah. This is a very nice honor to be able to come here. Just the connection ... 150 years of senators ... this place has the original feel to it. It's not your everyday or your year-to-year. It's the state recognizing us. I don't think we could ever have imagined this." Andrew Jackson
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"To the victors belong the spoils." Andrew Jackson
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"I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life." Andrew Jackson
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"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes." Andrew Jackson
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"One man with courage makes a majority." Andrew Jackson
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"Both Anne and her art are really interesting. She has one of those personalities that jumps in your face and you instantly like her. She led us to her painting: an original of three little birds with swollen eyes, and their tears were putting out a forest fire. I bought it immediately." Andrew Jackson
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"This season has been full of rewards. The dinners and banquets just keep on coming. It's great. We want to carry it on as long as we can." Andrew Jackson
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"I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office." Andrew Jackson
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"We made a mistake, and you have to be responsible for your mistakes. If they feel the title shouldn't be here at Burke, then it shouldn't be here. I'm fine with that. You just have to go out there and do it all over again." Andrew Jackson
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"Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result." Andrew Jackson
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"Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted." Andrew Jackson
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"Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments" Andrew Jackson
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