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Andrew Jackson--AP US History  

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Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil, & The Presidency

A lengthy, but very informative & thorough PBS documentary that gives one of the most balanced looks at Jackson's presidency.

Online resources

  • The White House
    The White House gives a very brief overview of Jackson's life & presidency as part of its official presidential biographies. Good introductory material.
  • The History Channel
    The History Channel's page on Andrew Jackson offers a biography, some videos, and a photo gallery.
  • The Hermitage
    The Hermitage is the home of President Jackson. Filled with interesting facts, timelines, and a comprehensive look at his background & presidency, this is an invaluable resource.
  • The Smithsonian Magazine
    The Cherokees vs. Andrew Jackson is a Smithsonian article that gives detailed information about Jackson's relationship with the Cherokees.
  • The Miller Center
    The Miller Center, from the University of Virginia provides essays on Jackson's life, presidency, politics, and legacy.
  • The Gilder Lehrman Institute of History
    The Age of Jackson gives primary documents, analysis, and essays on Jackson & his legacy.
  • PBS
    PBS's page on Indian Removal & Jackson's role in the matter.

Jackson's Firsts

A very short, very simple introduction to the many firsts of Jackson's presidency.


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