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The Presidency: Andrew Jackson & Crisis Management

Andrew Jackson by Thomas Sully (1824)

Andrew Jackson by Thomas Sully (1824)

Charlottesville, Virginia
Sunday, January 12, 2014

H.W. Brands is the author of “Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times.”  In this program he discusses Andrew Jackson’s personal life, marriage, beliefs, temperament, and his path to office.  We also hear about the crises that Andrew Jackson dealt with while president, including the “bank wars” and the “nullification crisis.”  The Miller Center at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville hosted this event.

Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10:49am (ET)

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