Ancestry: Northern Ireland / Irish Born: Crawford's Branch of Waxhaw Creek, SC. Parents: Andrew Jackson and Elizabeth Hutchingson Height: ? But in his late teens he read law for about two years, and he became an outstanding young lawyer in Tennessee.
Promotional photo of the Hannah Montana main characters from season one to three.Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of Congress. In 1801, he was appointed colonel of the Tennessee militia and was elected its commander the following year. The subsequent Treaty of Fort Jackson required the Creek surrender of vast lands in present-day Alabama and Georgia. forces in the First Seminole War, which helped affect the transfer of Florida from Spain to the United States. Jackson ran for president in 1824, winning a plurality of the popular and electoral vote.As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a "corrupt aristocracy" and to preserve the Union. Jackson won a decisive victory in the War of 1812 over the British at the Battle of New Orleans, making him a national hero. Jackson briefly served as Florida's first territorial governor before winning election as a U. As no candidate won a majority of the electoral vote, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams in a contingent election.He is known for his goofy, lazy and disgusting habits.Like many, our family lays claim of kinship to Andrew 'Old Hickory' Jackson, and hope someday for it to be proven (or not).