Andrew Jackson period 5 group 7

  • Jackson's Birth

    Jackson's Birth
    Jackson was born March 15th, 1767 in the bacwoods settlements in Carolinas.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    The campaign's battle was fought on March 27, 1814. It happened near an Upper Creek village on a horseshoe-shaped bend in the Tallapoosa River . Jackson permitted the native women and children to cross the river to safety before he attacked. Then his men nearly wiped out the enemy force. The Upper Creek lost more than 550 killed, while Jackson's combined forces lost only 49. And the battle was significant in 7 different ways .
  • Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army
    Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814), and the British at the Battle of New Orleans (1815). He also when in term as president, he destroyed the national bank and relocated most Indian tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River.
    Jackson was nicknamed "Old Hickory" because of his toughness and aggressive personality. He was also a Military Govenor of Florida.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans was the final battle of the War of 1812. The British attempted to capture New Orlenas and then wanted to sail up the Mississippi. But the British were stopped by genereal Andrew Jackson and his men of sharpshooters. About only seven Americans died.
    Jackson then became a national hero , but despite the fact that the battle was fought after peace had been decided upon already.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    The Election of 1824 had the candidates of Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay , and William Crawford.
    In the election , the winner , by most popular votes was Jackson. But , no one was the electoral vote to be exact.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    In the Election of 1828 , Andrew Jackson , John C. Calhoun , John Quincy Adams , and Richard Rush were candidates. Jackson had won the Election of 1828 by a land slide. He had won so easily because he got the popular votes. The South , West , and states of Pennsylvania and New York went for Jackson. And he got the advantage of getting votes from Tennessee because that was his home state.
  • Nullificaton Crisis

    Nullificaton Crisis
    The Nullification Crisis was a sectional crisis during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. It declared by the power of the State that the federal Tariffs of 1828 were unconstitutional and therefore null and void within the sovereign boundaries of South Carolina. So , that tariff was a " protective tariff ". Because it was designed to protect U.S industry by increasing tariffs and goods from Europe. The tariff hurt the southern planters , mostly because they depended on trade with Europe.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    The Bank of the United States was created by Federalist Alexander Hamilton.The purpose of the bank was to regulate economic policies . Jackson was not happy with the bank , he very much so disliked it.
    So he vowed to veto the bank . Mostly because he said that the bank was too powerful.
    And eventually , Jackson vetoed the bank when its charter was up for renewal.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was authorized by Andrew Jackson to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders. He removed all the Indians from the South. And he did it because he thought it would increse the population.
    During the fall and winter 1838 and 1839, the Indians were forced to move west by the U.S. government. About 4,000 Indians died from the march to the west, and so that is what became The Trail of Tears / Indian Removal Act.
  • Worcester vs. Georgia

    Worcester vs. Georgia
    Worcester vs. Georgia was a court case. It was a case that was argued for the right for Indians to remain in Georgia. But , it did not have an affect to protect the Indians from being removed from their homes in the South. And so , they were forced to move to the West. Then , that is when The Trail of Tears had come in. Also along with the Indian Removal .