Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times - Chapters 23-25 Summary & Analysis

H. W. Brands
This Study Guide consists of approximately 76 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Andrew Jackson.
This section contains 1,143 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times Study Guide

Chapters 23-25 Summary and Analysis

"East by Southwest" begins examining Jackson's emergence into politics. Madison summons the hero to Washington to prevent his challenging Monroe, his anointed successor. Jackson obeys after receiving a letter that leaves ambiguous the administration's support for the suspension of civil liberties in New Orleans. The month-long eastward trip is "another triumphal progress," including a reception by the aged Jefferson at Monticello. Jackson is confounded by the peculiar protocols observed in the capital, and the high cost of living dictates a short visit, which includes a visit to Mount Vernon and a consultation about dividing the nation into two military divisions. Jackson accepts command of the southern district. In return, Madison and Monroe make clear that they will not support reopening the dispute with Judge Hall.

The Spanish fail to clear Florida of unreconciled Indians, chiefly the Seminoles, an outlaw...

(read more from the Chapters 23-25 Summary)

This section contains 1,143 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook