Andrew Jackson / Mary Titesworth

  • Jackson's Birth

    Jackson's Birth
    Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in the Waxhaws region between North Carolina and South Carolina. His mother and father were Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson who immigrated from ireland in 1765 to the united states.
  • Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army
    Andrew jackson was only 9 years old when the declaration of independance was signed. By age 13 he enlisted in the revolutionary army to become a courier. The Jackson family had three boys serving in the army at this time (jackson included). One of Andrew Jackson's olders brotherrs (hugh) died in the battle of stono ferry in 1779. Andrew and his brother Roberto were taken prisoner by the british in 1781 where Andrew Jacksons second brother died from smallpox.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    This battle was between General Andrew Jacson and his allies against the Red Stick warriors. It took place at what now is know as tallapoosa county in tennesse. Against the odds the red sticks fought hard but suffered an overall loss, 800 of the red stick warriors died at that battle. (The picture is the map of the horse shoe bend).
  • Battle of new Orleans

    Battle of new Orleans
    The Battle of new Orleans took place 2weeks after the treaty of Ghent was signed. On January 8th 1815 the British marches onto New Orleans in hopes to attack and take it over. They wanted to separate Louisiana from the rest of the United states. But pirate Jean Lafitte warned the Americans of the British soldiers. In half an hour the fight was over with Americans only suffering only 8 deaths and 13 wounded.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    This event was also known as the corrupt because quincy adams baragained with henry clay to get more electoral votes and win. Jackson called it unfair because adams bargained just to win the election.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    In this election Jackson wanted higher tariffs which the south didn't want yet they still supported him. They supported him because they knew Adams was worse than Jackson. Jackson ended up winning in a landslide, votes were 178 for Jackson from the electoral collage and 83 for Adams for the electoral collage
  • Indian removal act

    Indian removal act
    This act was established so the americans could move west into the native american territory. So Andrew Jackson and his supporters came up with this act to move all the natvie americans into the west so they could inhabit the indians land inside of the state territory. They walked thousands of miles and that trail is now known as the trail of tears because they were forced from their homeland.
  • Worcester v. Ga

    Worcester v. Ga
    In the case Worcester v. Georgia they said that the cherrokee indians did hold their own nation soveregin powers. But this didnt stop Andrew Jackson from making them leave their homes in a relentless campaign from 1820 to 1830 . ( the picture is of samuel worcester)
  • Nullification crisis

    Nullification crisis
    South Carolina passed a nullification act which stated they could declare a federal law bad and cancel it in their state. They nullifided the Protective tarriffs because the farmers needed their goods to not only be in america but in europe too Also the tariffs were said to only help the north and not the south. South carolina threaten to secede from the country if the tariffs werent gone. Henry clay came up with another compromise ot lower the tariffs but to still keep them in place.
  • Bank war

    Bank war
    Andrew Jackson didnt like the idea of having a national bank due ot the fact that he thought they held way to much power and that the head of it was using it for his own purposes. He much perfered the idea of states bank also known as the 23 pet banks