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Andy Jackson and the battles for New Orleans

by Grant Lyons

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Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845,
  • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 -- Juvenile literature,
  • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815

  • About the Edition

    Traces the events preceding and during the Battle of New Orleans where Andrew Jackson led the American troops to a decisive victory over the British.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Grant Lyons ; illustrated by Paul Frame.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsFrame, Paul, 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE356.N5 L86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4888163M
    ISBN 100671328026
    LC Control Number76019078
    OCLC/WorldCa2318253

    Andy Jackson and the Battles for New Orleans by Grant Lyons. Julian Messner, Besides giving an action packed account of the Battle for New Orleans, this book lays out the background for the War of Book of the New American Nation by M. Smith-Baranzini/H. Egger-Bovet. Little, Brown & Co., War of and the Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson is the only president who served in both the Revolutionary War and the War of The War of gave him the national recognition he would later need to win the presidency. After winning a major battle in this war, Jackson was promoted to major general in the U.S. Army, with command.

    Andrew Jackson (Ma – June 8, ) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from to Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S. president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a Appointed by: James Monroe. The Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1 print: engraving. | Print shows General Andrew Jackson on horseback, rallying American soldiers behind barricades, during the Battle of New Orleans. Contributor: Phillibrown, Thomas - Carter, Dennis Malone - Johnson, Fry & Co.

    The lesson plan for "Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans" will be based on a letter recounting the Battle of New Orleans from a New Orleans resident named Laura Florian. For more information, contact Daphne Derven, curator of education, at () or [email protected] The War of saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid, President James Madison’s generals had lost control of the war in the North, losing battles in Canada. Then British troops set the White House ablaze, and a feeling of hopelessness spread across the country.


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The Battle of New Orleans was the climactic battle of America's "forgotten war" of Andrew Jackson led his ragtag corps of soldiers against 8, disciplined invading British regulars in a battle that delivered the British a humiliating military by:   Chapter 6 Jackson Unleashed Chapter 7 Target: New Orleans Chapter 8 Losing Lake Borgne Chapter 9 The Armies Assemble Chapter 10 The First Battle of New Orleans Chapter 11 The Defensive Line Chapter 12 Day of Destiny Chapter 13 The British Withdraw Epilogue Afterword Acknowledgments Notes Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

Get this from a library. Andy Jackson and the battles for New Orleans. [Grant Lyons; Paul Frame] -- Traces the events preceding and during the Battle of New Orleans where Andrew Jackson led the American troops to a decisive victory over the British. Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans and millions of other While this reader’s knowledge of the War of was limited to some battles in the Northeast and the burning of Washington D.C., by the British, and knew that Andrew Jackson was involved in some battle that saved New Orleans, he did not know any of the details /5(K).

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Includes index Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN : The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, between the British Army under Major General Sir Edward Pakenham and the United States Army under Brevet Major General Andrew Jackson.

It took place roughly 5 miles (8 km) southeast of New Orleans, close to Chalmette, Louisiana. The battle took place after the signing of the Treaty of Ghent on Decembut before news of the Location: Near New Orleans, Louisiana, 29°56′33″N. Battle of New Orleans (January 8, ), the final military engagement between the United States and Great Britain in the War of Led by General Andrew Jackson, U.S.

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When the British fought the young United States during the War ofthey knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling their former colony. Capturing the city of New Orleans and stopping trade up the river /5(11). I had read this book because I had an interest in New Orleans.

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When the British fought the young United States during the War ofthey knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling their former colony. Capturing the city of New Orleans and stopping trade up the river sounded like a simple task New Orleans was far away from Washington, out of sight and out of mind for the politicians.

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