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Andrew Jackson

Head of State, Military (15-Mar-1767 — 8-Jun-1845)


John M. Belohlavek. Let the Eagle Soar! The Foreign Policy of Andrew Jackson. University of Nebraska Press. 1985. 328pp.

Hendrik Booraem. Young Hickory: The Making of Andrew Jackson. London: Taylor Trade Publishing. 2001. 344pp.

Patricia Brady. A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love Story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson. Macmillan. 2011. 272pp.

H. W. Brands. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times. New York: Doubleday. 2005. 640pp.

Marquis James. Andrew Jackson: The Border Captain. Bobbs, Merrill. 1933. 461pp.

Jon Meacham. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. New York: Random House. 2008. 483pp.

Marvin Meyers. The Jacksonian Persuasion: Politics and Belief. Stanford University Press. 1957. 227pp.

Benton Rain Patterson. The Generals: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, and the Road to the Battle of New Orleans. New York University Press. 2005. 289pp.

Robert V. Remini. Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars. New York: Viking Press. 2001. 347pp.

Robert V. Remini. The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson. New York: Harper & Row. 1976. 205pp.

Robert V. Remini. Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power. New York: W. W. Norton. 1967. 192pp.

Robert V. Remini. The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory. New York: Viking Press. 1999. 226pp.

Robert V. Remini. Andrew Jackson. New York: Harper & Row. 1977-84. (3 vols.) 502pp. + 469pp. + 638pp. Volume I: Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Empire, 1767-1821. Volume II: Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832. Volume III: Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.. The Age of Jackson. Boston: Little, Brown. 1945. 577pp.

Sean Wilentz. Andrew Jackson. New York: Times Books. 2005. 195pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Congressional Biography [link]

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.365)

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.594)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.766)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.536)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.372)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.515)

  14. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.181-83)

  15. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.368)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.255)

  17. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.338)

  18. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.481)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.176)

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