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Andrew Jackson Timeline

  • Jackson's Birth

    Jackson's Birth
    Jackson was born in Tennessee on a frontier.
  • Jackson Enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson Enlists in Revolutionary Army
    Andrew Jackson enlisted into the Continental Army at age twelve and served as a courier in the Revolutionary War.
  • Battle of Horseshoe bend

    Battle of Horseshoe bend
    Colonel Andrew Jackson defeted the Red Sticks, a part of the Creek Indian tribe who opposed American expansion, ending the creek war. It was a hard time for Indians.
  • Battle Of New Orleans

    Battle Of New Orleans
    At the end of the war of 1812 a battle between british forces that ended in an american victory is called the Battle of New Orleans. 8th It was the final major battle of the War of 1812 commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson had tied the electoral vote. The final outcome would be decided by the House of Represantitves. Henry Clay was Secretary of State and he persuaded the house to vote for John Quincy Adams. That is the main reason Adams had won.
  • Election Of 1828

    Election Of 1828
    This was an election between John Q Adams and Andrew Jackson in which Jackson won.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    This was a law passed in 1830 that forced many Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi river. It was a very hard time for the Indians and caused countless tragedies and deaths.
  • Bank War

    Jackson disliked the Bank of The US created by Hamilton because he thought it was too powerful and was a monopoly. The Bank was eventually vetoed by Jackson. Andrew Jackson thought that the National Bank was too powerful and he vetoed the renewal of his charter and got what he wanted.
  • Worcester Vs. Georgia

    Worcester Vs. Georgia
    Georgia made the indians move from their land. This was during the Trail of Tears. There were very bad conditions along the way. This trial claimed that ruling Indians off their land was unconstitutional but despite this clause, Indians were forms to move.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    This was an Act passed by South Carolina that declared the 1832 tariff illegal. This was a huge controversy reviewed by the supreme court and was compromised by Henry Clay to lower the tariff.