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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson-1-
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1767
Date of Death: 1845
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis and Heart failure
Religion: Presbyterian
Occupation: Soldier, Politician, Lawyer
Spouse: Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson (d. 1828)
Children: Ten (all adopted)
Political Party: Democratic-Republican Party (until 1828);
Democratic Party (1828-1845)
Military Branch: United States Army
Turtledove Appearances:
"Must and Shall"
POD: July 12, 1864
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
The Two Georges
POD: c. mid-1760s
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Nationality: North American Union


Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). He was commander of the American forces at the Battle of New Orleans (1815), military governor of Florida (1821), and eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy. He was a polarizing figure who dominated American politics in the 1820s and 1830s. His political ambition combined with widening political participation by more people shaped the modern Democratic Party. Renowned for his toughness, he was nicknamed "Old Hickory". As his early career was based in developing Tennessee, Jackson was the first President primarily associated with the frontier.

Andrew Jackson in "Must and Shall"Edit

A statue of Andrew Jackson stood in Jackson Square in New Orleans, the city of Jackson's great victory in 1815. FBS agent Neil Michaels saw the statue when he arrived on a secret mission in 1942. By order of the city's first military governor Benjamin Butler, the statue bore the inscription "The Union must and shall be preserved", a paraphrase of Jackson's famous statement "Our Federal Union, it must be preserved."

Andrew Jackson in The Two GeorgesEdit

As Governor-General of the North American Union, Andrew Jackson enforced the British Empire's abolition of slavery in 1834. In 1995, his portrait was one of a number of former Governors-General displayed in America's Number 10 in Victoria.[1]

Literary commentEdit

While Governor-General Jackson's first name is not given, the description of his face as "grim," and the general time frame of his office, make fairly clear that the authors intended to describe Andrew Jackson.

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Two Georges, p. 430 PB, 281 HC.

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