The Life Of Andrew Jackson

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The Life of Andrew Jackson
Michael J. Ford Jr.
Central High School
November 9, 2015
4th Period Abstract In my paper I while inform you of the United States 7th president Andrew Jackson. My paper consists of interesting facts about Mr. Jackson. It isn’t like what you read about in regular history books. Although some are random there fun facts that you may or may not know about my topic.

The Life of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson was born Friday March 15, 1767. He was raised in Waxhaw, North Carolina. His parents had three children, him, Hugh, and Robert. Before he was born they and his parents emigrated from Ireland almost two years before he was born. He was named after his father that had died before he was born.
He was raised by his mother in which was a widower. She raised him on a settlement near the North and South Carolina border. He had a large family of Irish immigrant farmers. His mother wanted him to become a minister but he went in a completely different direction at a young age. Young Andrew began to cuss, fight, and even pull pranks on different people in the town.
The American Revolutionary War was now all around him and his two brothers. The effect it had on his life was devastating. He and his brothers joined the war to fight for the cause. Jackson was only thirteen years old. His brother Hugh soon died of heat stroke in Battle of Stono Ferry in 1779.
He and his brother Robert were captured in the battle. Taken into the prison Andrew was…
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