100 Dyslexics in 150 Words or Less. Andrew Jackson. Born on 03/15/1767, the location is unknown. He received an erratic education, and at 13, he joined the militia. After his mother died, he lived with his uncles.
He fought successfully in the 1812 and 1817 wars. In 1824 ran for president but lost to John Quincy Adams. Four years later, he defeated Adams, becoming the seventh President of the United States, and founded the Democratic Party.