What state has a capital named for the seventh president of the United States?
Jackson is the capital and the most populous city of the state of Mississippi. The city is named after Andrew Jackson, who was still a general at the time of the naming but later became the seventh President of the United States. He is known for founding the Democratic Party and for his support of individual liberty. Known as the "people's president," Jackson destroyed the Second Bank of the United States, founded the Democratic Party, supported individual liberty and instituted policies that resulted in the forced migration of Native Americans.
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