Andrew Jackson Timeline

  • Jackson's Birth

    Jackson's Birth
    This is Andrew Jackson's date of birth.
  • Jackson Enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson Enlists in Revolutionary Army
    When Jackson was 13 years old, he enlisted into the Revolutionary War. This led him to taking a part of the Battle of Hanging Rock, soon being taken as a prisoner of the British.
  • Battle of Horeshoe Bend

    Battle of Horeshoe Bend
    The force was led by Andrew Jackson, and this battle was not just the European Amercians versus the American Indians, but there were at least 600 "friendly" Indians on Jackson's side.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    This happened after the War of 1812 ended because communication was to slow enough back then.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    This election was considered a "Corrupt Baragain" to Jackson and John Quincy Adams became the 6th president of the United States
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    Andrew Jackson won this election by a landslide. It went from October 31 to Nov 13.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    This act was passed, and what it did was forced the Native Indians out of the US. Jackson believed that it would help benefit by allowing more people to live there, and bring wealth to the state. Thus, creating, The Trail of Tears, which the Native Indians left on.
  • Worchester vs. Georgia

    Worchester vs. Georgia
    Georgia wanted to remove the Cherokee from its land, but this angered the Georgia's legislature. When the Indian Removal Act was brought up, many southern states were for this act, to remove any Indians.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The "Tariff of 1828" was made to protect US industry by increasing taxes on goods from Europe. South Carolina disagreed with this tariff because most Southerners bought goods from Europe, ad South Carolina declared the Tariff illegal by passing the Nullification Act.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    When Jackson vetoed the national bank's charter renewal, the upper class got upset, because the bank benefited them.