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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson  

(1767–1845)US general and Democratic statesman, 7th President of the USA (1829–37). After waging several campaigns against American Indians, he defeated a British army at New Orleans (1815) and ...
Bonus Army

Bonus Army  

A group of over 20,000 World War I veterans who marched on Washington, D.C., to receive their World War I bonus during the summer of 1932. Most of the veterans ...
Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover  

(1874–1964)US Republican statesman and thirty-first president of the USA (1929–33).Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa, to Quaker parents, who were both dead by the time he was nine years old. ...
Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant  

(1822–85)US general and 18th President of the USA (1869–77). He entered the American Civil War as a colonel of volunteers in support of the Union (Northern states), and success brought him rapid ...

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