The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson

By brycegy
  • Jackson's Birth

    Jackson's Birth
    Andrew Jackson was born in the Carolinas on March 15th, 1767. Born to Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson.
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    Life of Andrew Jackson

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    Jackson enlist in the Revolutionary Army

    As a boy, he enlists the Army, staying there for 8 years.
  • Battle of New Orleans

    Battle of New Orleans
    The British attacked New Orleans in hopes of taking it in hopes of controlling the Mississpi. As a general, Jackson achieves one of the greatest victories in American history.
  • Election of 1824

    Election of 1824
    There were four members of the old Republican, each having support from differents parts in the country. Andrew Jackson had in the west. John Quincy Adams, ended up wining, although Jackson won the popular vote. All because of a "corrupt bargain".
  • Election of 1828

    Election of 1828
    Adams faced an uphill battle for re-election against only one opponent. Jackson, who easily one against Adams.
  • Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal Act
    It forced many Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi. Whites did not mind turning over land to indinas that was considered vast desert.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    This was a showdonw between the state of South Carolina and President Andrew Jackson. It started wiht Jackson's Tariff of 1828, which taxed imported items.
  • Worcester V. Ga

    Worcester V. Ga
    Many states wanted to prevent tribes likes the Cherokees from making their own government within state borders. In 1828, Georgia passed a law declaring that all Indians in the state must be governed by state laws. Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional, however Jackson did not agree.
  • Bank War

    Bank War
    President Jackson waged war on the Bank of the United States. He believed that it was too strong, so in the end he vetoed it.
  • Cherokee Removed

    Cherokee Removed
    Also know as, the Trail of Tears, it was a series of forced removals of American Indians from southeastern United States during the 1830.