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  1. Biography.
    1. Background.
    2. Jackson's first run for president in the 1824.
    3. Jackson's nomination for presidency in 1828.
  2. Trial recount.
    1. Selection of the jury and reading of the charges.
    2. The prosecutions reference to the National Bank as Jackson's 'personal bank war'.
    3. The defense's opening statement.
    4. The prosecution's first witness Daniel Webster.
    5. The prosecution's second witness Nicholas Biddle.
    6. Cross examination.
    7. The defense's first witness Roger B. Teney.
    8. The defense's second witness Martin Van Buren.
    9. The defendant.
  3. The strongest points considered from the prosecution.
  4. Trial evaluation.
  5. NGO Monitor's denouncing of Amnesty International for selectivity in its coverage and political bias.
  6. Concusion.

Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in Lancaster County, straddling the state line of both North and South Carolina. Although both states claimed Jackson as their own, he himself always stated that South Carolina was his home. His parents were Presbyterian Scottish-Irish immigrants and Jackson was born just weeks after the death of his father. When Jackson was thirteen, the American Revolutionary war was going on, and Jackson joined his local regiment as a courier. During the war, Jackson and his brother, Robert Jackson, were taken prisoner by the British and nearly starved to death. Both brothers contracted smallpox during their imprisonment and Robert died days after his release was secured. Jackson's entire immediate family died due to the war, leaving Jackson with a permanent hate for the British.

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