Andrew Jackson, in the author's words, was "mild, polite, polished,.
" It would not be in anyone's favor to question.
the alidity of the his words, but to understand them with unrestrained faith.
in hose words will help to insure complete insight into the book. Moreover,.
this ook stresses the immortal fact that Jackson's private life had as much.
and agony as his political/outside life did. With those factors understood,.
Jackson's life and the times he lived in, will become clear to all.
The important point to understand about most things in this world is.
nature of their origins, Andrew Jackson is no different. Born with no idea as.
what his father looks like, Andrew Jackson Jr., third son from Elizabeth and.
Andrew Jackson Sr., will be raised at the home of Elizabeth's sister and.
brother-in-law, the Crawfords in the state of South Carolina. Andrew Jackson.
descended from a long line Ulster families that were thrown out of Ireland,.
seeking refuge in the United States, made their home in South Carolina. .
Sr., dying suddenly before his son's birth, left Andrew to grow up without a.
male parental figure. Living in the Crawfords gave young Andrew little.
he was given very little schooling of basic reading, writing, and figuring. .
how, in fact, does a man that receives less education than the average.
at that time, not to mention the likes of John Adams or Thomas Jefferson, be,.
the many historians minds, greater than Adams or Jefferson? The long answer.
that question will start when "Andy" as the young, and slim Jackson is called,.
attains to the age of 13.
The year was 1780, British troops had taken South Carolina, Andy's oldest.
brother had joined the American regiment fighting in their home town, but died.
due to heat exhaustion in battle. At the sight of his deceased brother Hugh,.
Jackson joins the army as a mounted messenger. After the fighting halted,.
Andrew Jackson and his brother Robert (who had also joined the American army.