(1829–1837). Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans
(1815). A polarizing figure who dominated the Second Party System
in the 1820s and 1830s, as president he destroyed the national bank and relocated most Indian tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River.
The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country, than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger.
The decision of the Supreme court has fell still born, and they find that it cannot coerce Georgia to yield to its mandate.
The bank, Mr. Van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it.