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Old Hickory's War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire
An unconventional interpretation of the political, military, and ethnic complexities of Jackson's involvement in the Creek War of 1813-1814 and the First Seminole War of 1818.
Paperback, 308 pages
Published February 1st 2003 by Lsu Press
(first published July 1st 1996)
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This is not the best written or most fascinating book, but it is a well researched book and a worthy investment of time. The governmental partisanship & trashing of the constitution in the early 19th century helps me understand similar nonsense today. The tragedy of the Creeks, Seminoles and Cherokees is unbelievable.