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Assassination attempt on Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. On 30 January 1835, he became the first American president to experience an assassination attempt by Richard Lawrence, who shot at him in the House of the Chamber in the Capitol building.
    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Presidency 

    • Revolutionary War service 

    • Presidential aspirations 

    • Presidency (1829–1837) 

    • Later life and death 

    • Legacy