Andrew Jackson

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In History
  • Jacksons Birth

    Jacksons Birth
    Jackson was born on March 15, 1767. He was born into an immagrated scots-irish family. He was born along the border of north and south carolina.
  • Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army
    After enlisting the Army, jacksons childhood was stripped of him. Resulting in all of his immediate family dying.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    The battlle was fought during the War of 1812 in the Mississippi Territory. United States forces and Indian allies under Jackson defeated the Red Sticks, a part of the Creek Indian tribe who opposed American expansion, effectively ending the war.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    Great Britian and the US signed a treaty in Ghent, Belgium effectivly ending the war of 1812. On Janurary 8, 1815 the two sides met in what was remembered as one of the conflicts, biggest and most decisive moments in the bloody battle of New Orleans.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    It was a battle between Jackson, Clay, and Adams. They tied in votes and went to the House of Representatives where Clay despised Jackson. It is called the currupt bargain because Adams and Clay met and discussed how to not let Jackson win. Political Parties have had affects.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    This was the rematch between John Adams and Andrew Jackson after the election of 1824. This was the first elction to introduce democracy and politics. In the end, Jackson won.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was passed by Congress during the presidency of Jackson. The law authorized the president to negotiate with Indian tribes for their removal of their territory and move to OK forevever which actually only lasted 3 years.
  • Worcester vs. Georgia

    Worcester vs. Georgia
    Worcester, the leader of a tribe of indians, were indicted in the court in Georgia. Since they fought back against the presidency who had asked them to move.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    Jackson had believed that the bank was too powerful and should not be in progress. It was a political struggle. When the bank came to be rechartered, he vetoed it so it would be demolished.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    After enforcing a high protective tariff on imported goods many states outraged. Since the tariff mainly affected the southern planters they were very upset. Jackson had to go to one of his enemies, Henry Clay, to compromise the promblem.