Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ten Facts About President Andrew Jackson-- Part 2: Duels and a Giant Block of Cheese

6.  Fought Indians but adopted two of them  As president, he signed the Indian Removal Act which led to the Trail of Tears tragedy.

7.  Was a friend of Aaron Burr.

8.  Had a long history of dueling, being in at least a dozen and killed a man in one of them.

9.  Beat up a man who attempted to assassinate him in 1806.

10.  He really did have a giant block of cheese in the White House in 1835.  It was a 1,400 pound block of cheese which kept for two years.

Reckon I'll have a Slice o' That Cheese.  --DaCheese

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