Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny by Brian Kilmeade My rating: 4 of 5 stars The story of Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans will always be remembered by Johnny Horton’s song. If you’ve never heard it, check it out on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL7XS… Brian KilmeadeContinue reading “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans”

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade My rating: 4 of 5 stars A book well worth reading if you like American history or are interested in the history of the Barbary Coast in the early 19th century. While not the most in-depth book, it hits all the highlights and explains the motivationsContinue reading “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates”