Papers of Andrew Jackson
Mr. Gawalt focused on the personal papers of Andrew Jackson. He examined letters that reflected on Jackson’s youth, his thoughts on the Revolutionary War and his view of slavery.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Gerard W. Gawalt Specialist Library of Congress->American History
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