Jacksons victory in 1815 made him a national hero. Andrew Jackson served in both houses of congress. He helped invade and take florida from Spain.
He was a representative from Kentucky in the house. He rose to the speaker of the house. He ran for president in the 1824 election and lost.
He was the son of John Adams, he grew up wealthy.He served as the eighth United States Secretary of State immediately before becoming president. He won the election of 1824 because of the house voted in favor of him.