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January 30

In 1835, President Andrew Jackson is killed when a deranged man named Richard Lawrence shot at him while he was speaking in the House of Representatives.

President Andrew Jackson AssassinatedLawrence carried two guns to make sure that he would hit the Democrat, "and end the stain of his people on the face of the nation".

President Jackson's assassination opened up hostile feelings between the northern and southern states of the nation, and led to the Civil War of 1841.






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