Born March 15, 1767 in the Waxhaw Region straddling the border between North Carolina and South Carolina. .
1. He Died June 8, 1845 at about 6 p.m. at the Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee. .
2. Jackson's last years were spent in great discomfort as an effect of his chronic tuberculosis which left him with one working lung, and that one was impaired. He was blind in one eye as an effect of cataracts, diarrhea took all of his strength, and at the end he could no longer lie flat but instead lied propped up on his bed. On June 2, 1845 his doctor performed surgery on his abdomen to release water that had been built up. After that he died six days later of all these ailments. .
1. Jackson's mother wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister.
2. From the ages 8-13 he learned the fundamentals and studied the classics under first Dr. William Humphries and then Reverend James White Stephenson. Jackson was not a good student and didn't want to enter the clergy.
3. Began to study at the New Acquisition School under Robert McCulloch.
4.(1784-1786) Jackson studied law for two years under Spruce McCay .
5.Spent six months with at the law office of John Strokes.
6.Admitted to the North Carolina Bar in September 1787.
1. American Revolution-(1880-1881) Served as a mounted orderly messenger under Colonel William Davis.
2. Teacher-(1783-1784) Jackson taught for one year in the Waxhaw region, but quickly became tired of the tedium of preparing lesson plans.
3. Lawyer- (1787-1796) Jackson practiced law in Martinsville and Jonesboro, North Carolina, and, from 188, at Nashville, where his service as the public prosecutor for what was the public district of North Carolina. .
4. U.S. Representative-(1796-1797) Elected without opposition as Tennessee's first U.S. Representative, Jackson supported the Democratic-Republicans. .
5. U.S. Senator-(1796-1797) Elected by the state legislature, senator Jackson generally opposed the administration of John Adams.