Episode 7-Andrew Jackson and the Waxhaws

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Season 1, Episode 7: Andrew Jackson and the Waxhaws

Andrew Jackson’s birthplace in the Waxhaws, on the border between North and South Carolina.

Listen as we explore the controversial story of our controversial president’s birth: two sites and two states claiming the birth of Andrew Jackson.

The Andrew Jackson State Park in South Carolina.

The Museum of the Waxhaws in North Carolina.

Young Andrew refusing to wipe British boots.
Andrew Jackson birthplace…but in which state?
Andrew Jackson portrait by Ralph Eleaser Whiteside Earl.

Andrew Jackson North Carolina Birthplace: end of Route 1105 (E Rebound Road) Waxhaw, North Carolina.

Andrew Jackson South Carolina Birthplace: 196 Andrew Jackson State Park Road, Lancaster, South Carolina.

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Recommended Reading for Andrew Jackson

Remini, Robert. Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Empire, 1767-1821. Vol. 1

Brands, H.W. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

Wilentz, Sean. Andrew Jackson

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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