Andrew Jackson Timeline

By MarkLiu
  • Andrew Jackson's birth

    Andrew Jackson's birth
    Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767.
  • Andrew Jackson enlists in the revolutionary army.

    Andrew Jackson enlists in the revolutionary army.
    Andrew Jackson Enlists in the Revolutionary Army at age 13 with his brother, Robert Jackson, who died from heat exhaustion at the Battle of Stono Ferry.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    Andrew Jackson led a militia against the indians, such as the cherokee, in the Horseshoe Bend. The indians fought back, but were defeated, ceding about 23 million acres of land for the United States.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    Andrew Jackson, who was a major general at the time, defeated a British army which was intented to invade New orleans.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    In the election of 1824 Andrew Jackson lost to John Quincy Adams who had 84 electoral votes. Jackson, however, had won the popular vote.
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    This was election was to rematch John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. With no other people to elect, and Adams having no support, Jackson had quickly won the election.
  • Bank War of 1830

    Bank War of 1830
    A bank had been created by the government and its charter to renew the bank was vetoed by Andrew Jackson who opposed it and claimed it to be a monopoly and abuse of power.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    A law was made to were indians were to be moved to Alabama which was known to be the Trail of Tears.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    President Jackson had created a Tariff that raised the prices on the goods sent to the south from other countries. This angered South Carolina which made them create the Nullification act, which was later said unconstitutional and led to compromise.
  • Worcester Vs. Georgia.

    Worcester Vs. Georgia.
    Georgia wanted to removed Cherokee Indians from Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee. This then lead the Indian removal act.