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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 44° 42.758'   W 091° 53.507'
Durand,   Wisconsin   54736
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 08 Jan 2004
Waypoint (Landmark): N00D70
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The year 2004 is a Presidential year!What I mean by that is simply that this is one of the years that we, as citizens of the United States of America, choose whom our leader will be. Let's look to the past to see what kind of leaders we have had so we may better know what kind of leader we want in the future.

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This is   2!  I have placed a cache for each of the past {and current} Presidents of the United States. In each of these caches is a CODE. You will need to write down the CODE from each cache.  You will find a convenient "cheat sheet" in PDF format for you to print out located here!  Getting them all will allow you the opportunity to find the Constitution cache. The first five finders of the Constitution cache will be treated to a special prize.  This is not a contest to be the first finder.  The first FIVE finders will win prizes.

Dunn County, Wisconsin was created out of a portion of Chippewa County in 1854, with the first county seat at Dunnville (earlier called Colburn's Landing).  The county was named for Charles Dunn, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Territory. Dunn had been appointed by Pres. Andrew Jackson in 1835.  More here... and
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Be sure to wear long sleeves and long pants here.  Follow the path (more of a deer trail).  Start of the trail and parking are at N 44 42.962 W 091 53.798.  



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Information gleaned from : http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/index2.html,
http://www.americanpresidents.org/
, & American Heritage Michael Beschloss, general editor 2000






Portrait of Andrew Jackson Jackson, Andrew

1829-37








Life
Facts


Personal:

First Lady: Donelson Emily, Niece of wife (Rachel)

Wife's Maiden Name: Rachel Donelson

Number of Children: 1

Education Level: No College

School Attended: No College

Religion: Presbyterian

Profession: Military

Military Service: Major General

Public Service:

Dates of Presidency: 3/4/1829 - 3/3/1837

Presidency Number: 7

Number of Terms: 2

Why Presidency Ended: End of 2nd Term

Party: Democratic

His Vice President(s): John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren

Senator: Tennessee (1797-1798), Tennessee (1823-1825)

House of Representatives: Tennessee (1796-1797)

Other Offices: Justice of the Tennessee Superior Court


Did You Know?

He was the first president to ride on a railroad train, the first to be born in a log cabin and the first president to be nominated by a political party.

He survived the first attempt to assassinate a president.

He is known historically for creating a strong executive branch.

At age 13, while serving in the army, he was captured by the British. The British officer in charge ordered Jackson to clean his boots. Jackson refused; the officer struck him with his sword, leaving Jackson's face and hand permanently scarred.


More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man.


Born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas in 1767, he received sporadic education. But in his late teens he read law for about two years, and he became an outstanding young lawyer in Tennessee. Fiercely jealous of his honor, he engaged in brawls, and in a duel killed a man who cast an unjustified slur on his wife Rachel.


Jackson prospered sufficiently to buy slaves and to build a mansion, the Hermitage, near Nashville. He was the first man elected from Tennessee to the House of Representatives, and he served briefly in the Senate. A major general in the War of 1812, Jackson became a national hero when he defeated the British at New Orleans.


In 1824 some state political factions rallied around Jackson; by 1828 enough had joined "Old Hickory" to win numerous state elections and control of the Federal administration in Washington.


In his first Annual Message to Congress, Jackson recommended eliminating the Electoral College. He also tried to democratize Federal officeholding. Already state machines were being built on patronage, and a New York Senator openly proclaimed "that to the victors belong the spoils. . . . "


Jackson took a milder view. Decrying officeholders who seemed to enjoy life tenure, he believed Government duties could be "so plain and simple" that offices should rotate among deserving applicants.


As national politics polarized around Jackson and his opposition, two parties grew out of the old Republican Party--the Democratic Republicans, or Democrats, adhering to Jackson; and the National Republicans, or Whigs, opposing him.


Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and other Whig leaders proclaimed themselves defenders of popular liberties against the usurpation of Jackson. Hostile cartoonists portrayed him as King Andrew I.


Behind their accusations lay the fact that Jackson, unlike previous Presidents, did not defer to Congress in policy-making but used his power of the veto and his party leadership to assume command.


The greatest party battle centered around the Second Bank of the United States, a private corporation but virtually a Government-sponsored monopoly. When Jackson appeared hostile toward it, the Bank threw its power against him.


Clay and Webster, who had acted as attorneys for the Bank, led the fight for its recharter in Congress. "The bank," Jackson told Martin Van Buren, "is trying to kill me, but I will kill it!" Jackson, in vetoing the recharter bill, charged the Bank with undue economic privilege.


His views won approval from the American electorate; in 1832 he polled more than 56 percent of the popular vote and almost five times as many electoral votes as Clay.


Jackson met head-on the challenge of John C. Calhoun, leader of forces trying to rid themselves of a high protective tariff.


When South Carolina undertook to nullify the tariff, Jackson ordered armed forces to Charleston and privately threatened to hang Calhoun. Violence seemed imminent until Clay negotiated a compromise: tariffs were lowered and South Carolina dropped nullification.


In January of 1832, while the President was dining with friends at the White House, someone whispered to him that the Senate had rejected the nomination of Martin Van Buren as Minister to England. Jackson jumped to his feet and exclaimed, "By the Eternal! I'll smash them!" So he did. His favorite, Van Buren, became Vice President, and succeeded to the Presidency when "Old Hickory" retired to the Hermitage, where he died in June 1845.


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