Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 Centennial

The most recent issue of Tennessee Historical Quarterly includes an article, entitled "Forging the 'Hero of New Orleans': Tennessee Looks at the Centennial of the War of 1812," by Dr. Tom Kanon, a TSLA staff member and an expert on Tennessee during the War of 1812.  Kanon argues that "much of the reason for the 'success' of …

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