Andrew Jackson's Leadership

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Moreover, Jackson’s leadership in the army was why he was able to become the seventh President of the U.S. “In August 30, 1813 a faction of the Creek Indian Nation called the Red Sticks under Red Eagle, slew nearly 250 Alabama settlers in a brutal manner, resulting in the calling out of two 2,500 man forces, one under Jackson to punish and stop the Indians” (“Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 A brief biography”). Jackson got his arm shattered by a shoot-out, yet he didn’t give up and fired right back. Due to his bravery, the rebellion was stopped, which could have threatened on spreading more in the United States (“Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 A brief biography”).Jackson’s leadership was recognized by Madison’s administration as a Major General

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