7. Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson once shot and killed a man because he made an unjustified slur about his wife, Rachel.

7.  Andrew Jackson - Our Presidents

He got the name "Old Hickory" during the Battle of New Orleans. The soldiers said he was as tough as hickory wood.

  • Andrew Jackson was the first president born in a log cabin (South Carolina).

    Andrew Jackson was the first president to ride in a train.
  • There are three equestrian statues of Andrew Jackson that were sculpted by Clark Mills. They are located in Washington D.C., Nashville, TN, and New Orleans, LA.
  • Andrew Jackson is the face of the $20 bill
    The Face of the $20 bill
    7.  Andrew Jackson - Our Presidents

    7.  Andrew Jackson - Our Presidents
    Andrew Jackson was the first American president to experience and survive an assassination attempt. Jackson was at the Capitol when an unemployed house painter fired a pistol at him. The pistol misfired. The would-be assassin drew a second pistol, which also misfired.

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