: Portrait of President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), who was the first man elected president from the West. Before winning the office of the president, Jackson was a war hero in the War of 1812 who successfully pushed Native Americans off their land and defended the city of New Orleans from the British. By the end of Jackson's second term in office, he had forever changed the federal government, making the presidency the most powerful branch of the United States government. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL03980 Subjects
: Presidents--United States; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 Places
: Andrew Jackson portrait