Andrew Jackson Period 5 Group 3

  • Andrew Jackson is born to Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson

    Andrew Jackson is born to Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson
    He was born in Waxhaws, British America.
  • Jackson enlists in the army during the American Revolution

    Jackson enlists in the army during the American Revolution
    The exact date of his enlistment is unknown.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    This battle took place at Horseshoe Bend in Alabama. Jackson led the Americans. He had 2,400 European-Americans along with 600 'friendly' Native Americans. They battled a 1,000 strong Native American tribe, the Creek.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    This was the final battle of the War of 1812, with the U.S army lead by Andrew Jackson. He defeated an invading British Army that had the intent to capture New Orleans. This battle occured after the Treaty of Ghent had already been signed, so the war was technically already over.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    This election was between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. Jackson called the election a "corrupt bargain", because Henry Clay used his power as head speaker of the House of Representatives to influence the decision of the election, allowing John Quincy Adams to win, who in turn made Henry Clay Secretary of State, which in the past all presidents had held. Their political party was the Whigs.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    Again, Andrew Jackson went up against John Quincy Adams, but this time without Henry Clay's influence, and because Andrew Jackson had previsouly won the popular vote, he won the position in a landslide.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    Andrew Jackson made his hatred toward the National Bank of the U.S clear. He believed that the bank's president, Nicholas Biddle, was controlling the entire nation by controlling its money and economy, He vetoed the renewal of the charter of the bank in 1832. Eventually he announced that federal funds would no longer be depositied in the bank. The bank called in loans from all over the country, which caused a financial crisis. Angry farmers blamed the bank, who lost its charter in 1836.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Andrew Jackson wanted the Indians to move west of the Mississippi river. The first tribe they moved was the Cherokee Indians .
  • Worcester v. Georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia
    Samuel Worcester, missionary for the Cherokee, was arrested for his opposition to Cherokee Removal in Georgia. He argued that states have no right to pass laws in sovereign Indian Nations. However, John Marshall believed that the U.S inherited all rights that the British had previsouly, including Indian Removal, so he decided that the U.S had the right to remove Indians, but not the states. Worcester was freed.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was about a federal law within South Carolina that stated that the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 did not apply within its borders. South Carolina threatened to secede.