American Presidents

More about Andrew Jackson

  • Jackson’s wife, Rachel Donelson Jackson, was charged with adultery when it was discovered that her first husband had never completed their divorce as she believed. The divorce was finalized and Jackson and Rachel were remarried.
  • He killed Charles Dickinson in a duel which he fought to preserve his wife's honor.
  • "I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way; but I am not fit to be President."

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