Andrew Jackson (7th, group1)

  • Jackson's birth

    Jackson's birth
    He was born in Waxhaws, South Carolina. He was the 1st president born in a log cabin. He joined the military at age 13 during the American Revolution.
  • Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army
    At age 13 Jackson enters the Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Horsheshoe bend

    Battle of Horsheshoe bend
    This battle was fought during the War of 1812. The Americans aided by Indians were under command of Andrew Jackson and defeated the Creek Native Americans. Most of the Creek Natives died crossing the river and not from battle.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The British attempted to capture New Orleans but was stopped by General Andrew Jackson and his sharpshooters. Jackson became a national hero despite the fact that the battle was fought after peace had been decided upon.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    The candidates were John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, and William Crawford. Jackson won the popular vote, but no one won the electoral vote. John Quincy Adams won this election.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    The nominees were Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams. Jackson won this election but once it was announced a mob came through the white house and damaged furniture.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    This bank was created by Alexander Hamilton. The president of the bank was Nicholas Biddle. Jackson disliked the Bank of the US because he felt it had too much power. This bank was eventually vetoed.
  • Indian Removal Act

    This act gave the president power to move Native Americans west of the Mississippi.
  • The Nullification Crisis

    The Nullification Crisis
    After the War of 1812, the Nation had come into a downfall and it particularilly affected South Carolina. When the government didn't do anything about their issues, they declared the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 null. Jackson then used military forces against South Carolina and the state repealed its ordinance.
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Georgia began moving Native Americans west and this became a Supreme Court case. The Indian Removal Act was soon passed and it gave the president power to move Native Americans west of the mississippi.