American Lion – Jon Meacham

Started 1/3/2010
Finished 8/31/2010

A fascinating analysis of one of the most contentious presidents to ever be in power during the still-formative years of our nation.

I love Andrew Jackson mostly from his appearances on Disney’s Davy Crockett TV show, but this book made me appreciate the $20 bill that much more for all the pain and suffering he went through.

First President to have an assassination attempt (I think)…and the Secret Service STILL wasn’t created…yeesh….

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