Andrew Jackson did not attend college. At the age of 13, he enlisted in the Continental Army, and in 1784, he decided to become a lawyer. After reading law for 3 years, he was admitted into the North Carolina bar in 1787... More »

Andrew Jackson led a very eventful and influential presidency. His chief domestic policies included the elimination of the national bank, the balancing of the federal debt, the assertion of the executive power during the... More »

Andrew Jackson ran against John Quincy Adams twice. The first time he was nominated for president was in 1824, and he lost to Adams. The second time he ran was in 1828, and he won by a landslide. More »

Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States, serving two consecutive terms in the early- to mid-1800s. His distrust in financial institutions led to what would become known as the Bank War. More »

Andrew Jackson was unsuccessful in his campaign for president in the election of 1824, losing to John Quincy Adams. However, Jackson ran for president again in the election of 1828 and won. Jackson served two terms in of... More »

Andrew Jackson led a very eventful and influential presidency. His chief domestic policies included the elimination of the national bank, the balancing of the federal debt, the assertion of the executive power during the... More »

Andrew Jackson ran against John Quincy Adams twice. The first time he was nominated for president was in 1824, and he lost to Adams. The second time he ran was in 1828, and he won by a landslide. More »