Andrew Jackson Timeline

Timeline created by horan_malik
  • Jackson's birth

    Jackson's birth
    Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in the Waxhaws area between the areas of North Carolina and South Carolina. His parents were Andrew Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson.
  • Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army

    Jackson enlists in Revolutionary Army
    Jackson joined the army at age 13. With his brother Robert Jackson, who later died.
  • Battle Of HorseShoe Bend Revolutionary War

    Battle Of HorseShoe Bend Revolutionary War
    In 1814, during the War of 1812, American troops were led by Andrew Jackson against the Creek Indians. With the help of the Cherokees, Jackson won a crushing victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
  • Battle Of New Orleans

    Battle Of New Orleans
    The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    In the Election of 1824, four candidates ran for President, but the support of New Englanders and the "Corrupt Bargain" won John Quincy Adams an election.The "Corrupt Bargain" especially angered Jackson as he believed it was completely unconstitutional and unfair.
  • worcester vs ga

    worcester vs ga
    In the court case Worcester v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court held in 1832 that the Cherokee Indians Samuel Worcester
    constituted a nation holding distinct sovereign powers. Although the decision became the foundation of the principle of tribal sovereignty in the twentieth century, it did not protect the Cherokees from being removed from their ancestral homeland in the Southeast.
  • Election Of 1828

    Election Of 1828
    The 1828 presidential election was one of the dirtiest ever, and Jackson believed, with some reason, that his wife Rachel was driven to an early grave by charges of immorality.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, authorizing the president to grant unsettled lands west of the Mississippi in exchange for Indian lands within existing state borders.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    Congress established the First Bank of the United States in 1791 to serve as a repository for Federal funds. Its charter expired in 1811, but in 1816 Congress created a Second Bank of the United States with a charter set to expire in 1836.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    On December 10, 1832, President Andrew Jackson issued a proclamation to the people of South Carolina that disputed a states' right to nullify a federal law.