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Born on March 15, 1767 in the Waxhaws region of the Carolina’s to Andrew and Elizabeth Jackson—Andrew Jackson was brought into the world in quite a trying time. Andrew Jackson was able to attend public school, but at the young age of fourteen was sucked into the Revolutionary War, as he (along with his brother), volunteered to fight the British. When the war finally ended Jackson survived the battle, but his brother Hugh did not make it out alive. After powering through battle Andrew and his other brother (Robert) contracted smallpox—unfortunately, Jackson’s brother passed away, but Andrew powered through and...

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