The guide highlights resources useful for the study of American history during the "Age of Jackson." The time period covered in the course is from 1820-1856.
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Andrew Jackson - 7th President of the United States, 1829-1837
Author: Ralph Eleaser Whiteside Earl (1785-1838)
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