Andrew Jackson Timeline

Timeline created by shelbiewithsirens
  • Andrew Jackson Born

    Andrew Jackson Born
    Born March 15, 1767, in South Carolina. First president born in a log cabin. Born to Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson and Andrew Jackson.
  • Enlisted in Army

    Enlisted in Army
    At age 13, he was enlisted into Revolutionary Army due to his personal character and nationalistic pride.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    He was made a national hero in the War of 1812 because of his actions of leading the Americans to victory. This began his road to becoming President.
  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend
    He lead an army into war against the Red Stick Creek Warriors in a horseshoe shapped Tallapoosa River. The battle ended the Creek War and gained the U.S. a lot of land.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    Andrew Jackson is sworn into office after winning his first presidency against candidates John Quincy Adams, William Crawford and Henry Clay. He is based off of his idea of being the "common man".
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    Jackson is elected into office for a second term, aginst Henry Clay (who was made treasurer). He won the votes due to his slogan "Praise th Common Man!"
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    Andrew Jackosn signed an act that forced all Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi River. Cherokees rebelled, won in court, but were still forced to go along th "Trail of Tears".
  • Worcester vs Georgia

    Worcester vs Georgia
    In this court case, Samuel A. Worcester was arrested and appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Although Chief Justice John Marshall announced him to be innocent, Andrew Jackson ignored this verdict and Worcester was forced to spend four years in prison.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    Jackson wanted to impose some tariffs that many states, specifially South Carolin, declared that they had the right to "null and void" them, meaning that they wouldn't have to comply. This would put more power in the states. Henry Clay created a compromise that solved the issue.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    Jackosn announced that the second national bank was not constitutional and used Executive powers to stop all funding towards the bank which, in consequence, "killed" it.