After the Battle of New Orleans

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After the Battle of New Orleans, Jackson lifted martial law and took his army back to  Tennessee. The residents of New Orleans, while grateful for his service, still chafed  about their treatment during the siege and battle. A judge fined Jackson $1,000 for  slandering another judge during the siege. Jackson indignantly paid the fine–twenty  years later, he gleefully accepted a gift from Congress of the $1,000 plus interest.  Meanwhile, back home, Jackson declared the Hermitage the official army headquarters  for the District, allowing him to work from home. People around the United States were  generally much more grateful to Jackson than the people of New Orleans were, and  Jackson soon began touring the country in style, accepting the accolades of a thankful  nation. On one of these victory tours, Jackson began to hear rumors about the Seminole 
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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