From wilderness pioneer to the perils of the oval office! Andrew Jackson was a popular hero and America's seventh president. He was successful on the battlefield and exemplified the rough and hardy qualities of a frontiersman. His legacy is a controversial one due to his support for slavery and forced removal of Native Americans from their lands. Jackson's policies sought to change the balance of power by strengthening the presidency as well as promoting public interest and activity in the government. This reproduction of a rare 1847 biography was meticulously scanned to authenticate the look and feel of the original. This case-bound treasure holds precious historical information about one of America's most controversial heroes.