The forceful personality of Old Hickory (Andrew Jackson) dominates this investigation of the major events of his presidential administration — South Carolina’s threat of succession, Nat Turner’s rebellion, and John Quincy Adams’ struggle to debate the question of slavery — all as America marches toward civil war. “A textbook made vivid and dramatically authentic. I have seen none better.”—Social Education. An LCA release.
Awards: Atlanta, Columbus, Oakland, San Francisco Film Festivals
27 minutes • Color