1767- 1845 at 78 years of age . Andrew Jackson. Background 7 th president 1829-37 N icknamed-Old Hickory because he was very tough like the wood of a Hickory Tree. Commander of the U.S. forces during War of 1812 and defeated the British at New Orleans in1814. . 1 st fact.
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Andrew Jackson first run for office was a loss. Then, a democratic expansion occurred that was called “Jacksonian Democracy.”
At this time Women and African Americans did not have the right to vote
More states began eliminating property ownership as a requirement for voting.
More political parties began holding meetings to select a party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates.
They wanted more white men involved in politics
Tariff of Abominations
The second bank of the United States was getting very powerful during Jackson’s presidency. It favored the north states and was only controlled by a few families.
Jackson tried to get it under control.