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Meacham, Jon.

Summary: A thought-provoking study of Andrew Jackson chronicles the life and career of a self-made man who went on to become a military hero and seventh president of the United States, critically analyzing Jackson's seminal role during a turbulent era in history, the political crises and personal upheaval that surrounded him, and his legacy for the modern presidency.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, ANDREW MEA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Jackson 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975.5 Mea

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Heidler, David Stephen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.54 HEI

Kilmeade, Brian

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Behrman, Carol H.

Summary: A biography of the seventh president from his childhood in South Carolina, through his military career in the War of 1812 and his family life, to his legacy as America's first populist president.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Summary: A fresh and relevant narrative about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-American President.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AME

Brands, H. W.

Summary: The first "common man" to rise to the presidency, Jackson embodied the spirit and the vision of the emerging American nation; the term "Jacksonian democracy" is embedded in our national lexicon. Historian Brands follows Jackson from his days as rebellious youth, risking execution to free the Carolinas during the Revolutionary War, to his years as a young lawyer and congressman from the newly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Jackson

Summary: This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. The program reveals the world of America's 7th president, who founded the Democratic Party, yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. The film contains reenactments, lithographs, letters and the insights of distinguished scholars.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AND

Flint, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey/Ballantine Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Remini, Robert Vincent

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.56 REM

Summary: Narrated by veteran CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, this video examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Scholars explore decisive moments in the history of the presidency from George Washington to FDR.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 320.73 MAN

Reynolds, David S.

Summary: America experienced unprecedented expansion and turmoil in the years between 1815 and 1848. Historian David S. Reynolds illuminates the period's political story as well as the social and cultural movements that influenced it. He casts fresh light on Andrew Jackson, who redefined the presidency, along with John Quincy Adams and James K. Polk, who expanded the nation's territory and strengthened...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 REY

Inskeep, Steve

Summary: Five decades after the Revolutionary War, the United States approached a constitutional crisis. At its center stood two former military comrades locked in a struggle that tested the boundaries of our fledgling democracy. One man we recognize: Andrew Jackson--war hero, populist, and exemplar of the expanding South--whose first major initiative as President instigated the massive expulsion of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 INS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 INS

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5239 GRO

Kilmeade, Brian

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six Into this dire situation stepped Major General Andrew Jackson. A native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, he was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated British aggression. But he feared that President Madison's men were overlooking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 KIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.5 KIL

Andrist, Ralph K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade and institutional distribution by Harper & Row 1963

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB JACKSON AME

Brands, H. W.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JACKSON, ANDREW BRA

Doherty, Kieran.

Summary: Discusses Andrew Jackson's childhood, family life, campaigning, election, run for re-election, life after the presidency, and legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAC

Marszalek, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.56 MAR

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS