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Jackson, Andrew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishJackson, AndrewAndrew JacksonJack‧son, Andrew /ˈdʒæksən/ 🔊 🔊 (1767–1845) a US soldier and politician in the Democratic Party who was the president of the US from 1829 to 1937. He became popular because of his success as a military leader in the battles against the Creek tribe in 1812 and against the British in 1815. His picture is printed on the US twenty-dollar bill (=paper money).
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