Before Andrew Jackson Was President
Before They Were President
Andrew Jackson took his fame from the War of 1812 and became the people's president. But before his inauguration lay a fascinating story waiting to be told, from Jackson's military career to his origins as an orphan from South Carolina. After losing much of his family during the American Revolution, Jackson followed his family into a military life and became famous for his efforts in New Orleans during the second war with the British. Through timelines and other exciting graphical elements, Jackson's life is brought into sharp focus for readers looking for a fuller picture of presidential history.