Sunday, January 08, 2017

Flashback: Andrew Jackson Threatens to Blow Up State Legislature Building Of Louisiana If Governor Surrenders To The British

New Orleans Historical reports:
According to Fortier’s History of Louisiana, in December 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson allegedly threatened to “blow up” the Louisiana legislature in Government House after rumors circulated that the legislature might surrender to the British.
The courage of one man who went on to be President.