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|Andrew Jackson Program|
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Biographical vignette on Andrew Jackson
|| Andrew Jackson and his home, the Hermitage
||Born in South Carolina, what attracted Jackson to the West
||Professor Remini discusses how Jackson changed the role of the president
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||The Hermitage curator discusses the Jackson home
||Jackson and architecture
||Tour and information on the front hall of the Hermitage
||Jackson's involvement in duels
||The significance of the Battle of New Orleans
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||Andrew Jackson as a general
||The nullification crisis; Jackson's position on states rights and the authority of the federal government
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||Caller question re: The Indian Removal Act and Jackson's role
||Caller question re: Jackson's estate at the time of his death
||Controversy over Jackson's place of birth (North Carolina or South Carolina); includes film footage
||The death of Jackson's mother; its impact upon Jackson as a child; includes the story of Jackson's conflict with a British officer at age 12 or 13
||Attempted assassination of Andrew Jackson
|| Andrew Jackson and religion
||The Hermitage dining room (includes film), presidents who have visited the Hermitage and the floor covering in the dining room
||John Lafitte and his contributions during the War of 1812
||What did Jackson look like? Why are there so many portraits of Jackson in the Hermitage?
||Caller question re: If the Battle of New Orleans was fought after the Treaty of Ghent, why is it so important?
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||Andrew Jackson's limited political career prior to his presidency; Although he had limited experience, why was he an attractive presidential candidate?
||The election of 1824
||Caller question re: Andrew Jackson's relationship with Sam Houston
||A tour of the parlors in the Hermitage
||Where would Jackson stand on politics today? Jackson as a "strong" leader; the election of 1832 and the controversy of the Bank of the U.S.
||Hermitage curator Marsha Mullin discusses Rachel Jackson and the controversy surrounding her marriage to Andrew Jackson and its political implications
||Newspaper accounts of the controversy surrounding the Jackson marriage
||Life at the Hermitage during Jackson's presidency; Life at the Hermitage after Jackson's presidency
||Jackson's relationship with Native Americans; did he have a moral blind spot when it came to Native Americans? Jackson's adoption of a Native American child
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||Caller question re: The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek; Jackson's reputation among Native Americans today
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||Hermitage archeologist Larry McKee discusses Jackson's treatment of his slaves; what happened to Jackson's slaves after his death
||Was Andrew Jackson conflicted as a slave owner?
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||Caller questions re: Did Jackson's policy toward Native Americans change after he was elected president? How have different historians treated Jackson's policies toward Native Americans?
||Hermitage archeologist, Larry McKee discusses plantation life, crops, and his role as an archeologist (includes streamed video of the Hermitage grounds)
||Where are Jackson's papers, letters, etc.?
||Streamed video of the Hermitage library; how long did it take to get newspapers from the east coast to the Hermitage?
||Hermitage curator Marsha Mullin discusses Jackson's State of the Union addresses; technology at the Hermitage in Jackson's lifetime.
||The Jackson family cemetery which includes former slave Alfred Jackson
||Video of Jackson's tomb
||Years of Jackson's presidency; Jackson's vice-presidents; growth of the Democrat party; the nullification crisis
||Caller question re: reparations for slavery to African-Americans
||Relationship between Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay
||Jackson's philosophy of "to the victor go the spoils" and its relation to democracy
||Tour of the Jackson's Hermitage bedroom (includes video)
||The Peggy Eaton affair and the collapse of Jackson's cabinet
||Supreme Court appointees by Jackson; Roger Taney and the controversy over the Bank of the U.S.
||Interview with Andrew Jackson VI
||Professor Robert Remini's favorite Jackson story
||host question re: what should we all know about Andrew Jackson?