Andrew Jackson was the only President in American History to pay off the national debt and leave office with the country in the black.
The first assassination attempt on a sitting U.S. President occurred on January 30, 1835, when Robert Lawrence failed to slay Andrew Jackson.
Andrew Jackson is the only U.S. President to be censured by the U.S. Senate. The censure was expunged in the last year of his presidency.
Andrew Jackson helped found and was the first U.S. President to represent the Democratic Party.
Andrew Jackson was the first President to articulate that as President he represented all the people and that the will of the majority must govern.
Andrew Jackson exercised his veto power twelve times as President, more than all of his predecessors combined.
Andrew Jackson was the first person to serve as a U.S. Representative, Senator, and President.
Andrew Jackson was the first Governor of Florida.
Andrew Jackson was the first Tennessean to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Andrew Jackson was the first President from a state west of the Appalachian Mountains.
|The Jackson Family|FAQs
RSS feed: RSS is a web feed format used to publish frequently-updated content. Use this feed in an RSS reader or browser (Safari 2, Firefox 2, or Internet Explorer 7 and higher)
No, but they did adopt Rachel’s nephew Andrew Jackson Donelson, son of her brother Severn. They renamed him Andrew Jackson Jr.
4580 Rachel's Lane, Nashville, TN 37076 Get Directions
The Mansion & Grounds:Mansion|Gardens & Grounds|Farm
The Jackson Family:Andrew Jackson|Family|Timeline|Jackson's Papers|Did You Know?|Bibliography|FAQs
Visit:Evening Tours|School Programs|Group Tours|Kitchen Cabinet Cafe|Maps & Directions|Things to See & Do|Helpful Information|Contact Us|Guest Photos
Support:Give|Fundraising Events|Volunteers|Internships|Young Jacksonian Society|Contact Us |Membership
Events:Annual Events|Events Calendar|Facility Rentals|Contact Us
About Us:Board Members|Media Room|Employment Opportunities|Contact Us|Links of Interest|e-Newsletter Subscription
War of 1812:Tennessee in the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission|War of 1812 Blog
Site designed by cabedge.com
© 2011, The Hermitage, The Home of President Andrew Jackson