Election College

By Jason Goff, Ben Smith

On Going since Jun 2015 • Updated weekly

Join us as we take a fun and informative look at the history of Presidential elections in the United State of America!

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  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 18 Oct 2016

"I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me." – Andrew Jackson From the beginning of his life, Andrew Jackson's life was anything but calm. In this episode we discuss: *His father's death 3 weeks prior to his birth *Was he born in North or South Carolina? *At the age of 13, he was a courier during the Revolutionary War *Two brothers died young *Became an orphan at fourteen years of age *If you're British, he hates you *Becomes a saddle maker and studies law *Moves west to what is now Tennessee *Serves as Congressman, Senator, and Supreme Court Judge for Tennessee *Plantation owner *Slave owner *Wars with Native Americans _______________ We recorded an audiobook! It’s about the letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr before their fateful duel. Get it for free with a 30 day Audible trial at ElectionCollege.com/DuelingLetters or get it for only $3.99 with your Audible subscription! ___________________________ Support the show! Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon. It won't cost you a penny more and it will help us out! ElectionCollege.com/Amazon ________________________ Be sure to subscribe to the show! Leave us a review on iTunes - It really helps us out! Facebook | Twitter | Instagram ________________________ Get a free month of Audible and a free audiobook to keep at ElectionCollege.com/Audible ________________________ Music from: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music ________________________ Some links in these show notes are affiliate links that could monetarily benefit Election College, but cost you nothing extra. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices. . .