Andrew Jackson was a whiskey-drinking, hell-raising lunatic who was elected President of the United States. He waged a personal war against the British, fought an assassin, threatened to behead John C. Calhoun, and almost destroyed the White House on two separate occasions. He was quoted as saying “I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me.” Words of a true hell raiser. Yes he did terrible things to the Native Americans, but that’s a story for another day.
Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from his insane life.