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Birth: March 15, 1767
Death: June 8, 1845
Term of Office: March 4, 1829-March 3, 1837
Number of Terms Elected: 2 Terms
First Lady: Widower. His wife, Rachel Donelson Robards, died in 1828.
Nickname: "Old Hickory"; "King Andrew"
Andrew Jackson Quote: "Perpetuity is stamped upon the Constitution by the blood of our Fathers."
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Major Events While in Office:
- Peggy Eaton Affair (1828-1831)
- Veto of Maysville Road Bill (1830)
- Indian Removal Act of 1830 (1830)
- Ordinance of Nullification (1832)
- Veto of Recharter of Second Bank of the United States (1832)
- Black Hawk War (1832)
- Assassination Attempt (1835)
- Texas Revolution (1836)
States Entering Union While in Office:
- Arkansas (1836)
- Michigan (1837)
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