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Andrew Jackson

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Transcript of Andrew Jackson

He was born on March 15, 1767. (15)
The Revolutionary War began in 1775. (20)
Rachel Donelson
Andrew Jackson
He was born in the Waxhaws region on the border of North and South Carolina.(15)
Jackson joined a regiment at 13 years old. (19)
He was captured by the British and nearly killed when he refused to shine one of the officer's boots. (15)
Revolutionary War
He and his brother were imprisoned together and they contracted smallpox. (19)
His mother got them released and on the long ride home his brother died. (19)
His mother went to tend wounded American prisoners and was fatally stricken by Cholera. (19)
She died and Jackson blamed the British. (15)
Jackson married Rachel Donelson in 1791. (15)
They were accused of adultery because Rachel wasn't legally divorced from her first husband when Jackson married her. (15)
Rachel died in 1828, and Jackson believed negative attacks caused her death. (15)
Elected into Congress
In 1796, Tennessee elected Jackson as its first representative to Congress. (15)
Tennessee Militia
In 1802, Jackson became major general of the Tennessee militia. (15)
The Battle of New Orleans
In 1815, Jackson defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans. (15)
General Andrew Jackson led 4,500 U.S. troops against 7,500 British soliers. (17)
This established Andrew Jackson as a national military hero. (17)
The First Seminole War
The Seminole Indians and runaway slaves had been trading weapons with the British in the early 1800s. (18)
They were also supporting the British in the War of 1812. (18)
Andrew Jackson had the United States Army invade Spanish Florida and fight against the Seminole and their African American allies. (18)
These battles came to be known as The First Seminole War. (18)
Elected President
In 1829, Andrew Jackson was elected president. (10)
Indian Removal Act
In 1830, Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act. (15)
Bank of the United States
He became the first man to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee. (15)
He returned home in March 1797 after he denied to seek reelection. (15)
He held this position when war broke out with Great Britain in 1812. (15)
After he left office, he retired to the Hermitage. (15)
He died in June of 1845. (15)
He was the seventh president of the United States. (15)
Young Andrew Jackson.
They defeated the British in 30 minutes. (17)
In 1832, Jackson vetoed the bill to recharter the Bank of the United States. (15)
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2.) Daniel W. Patterson. "Back Country Legends of a Minister's Death". www.southernspace.org. Southern Spaces. Oct. 30, 2012. Web. Sept. 25, 2013.
3.) Unknown. "Jackson, Andrew: Timeline". www.kids.britannica.com. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.". 2013. Web. Sept. 30, 2013.
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5.) Unknown. "Seminole Wars." www.wikispaces.com. Tangient LLC. 2013. Web. Oct. 2, 2013.
6.) Unknown. "First Lady Biography: Rachel Jackson." www.firstladies.org. The National First Ladies' Library. Web. Oct. 2, 2013.
7.) Unknown. "Tennessee: A Historical Timeline." www.blogspot.com. Blogger. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
8.) Unknown. "Battle of New Orleans." www.wikipedia.org. Wikipedia. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
9.) Unknown. "The Indian Removal Act & The Dawes Act. www.mtholyoke.com. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
10.) Unknown. "Andrew Jackson." www.whitehouse.gov. White House.gov. Web. Oct. 4,2013.
11.) Unknown. "First Bank of the United States." www.ushistory.org. USHistory.org. 1995. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
12.) Lilia Ahner. "Presidential Places: The Hermitage." www.livejournal.com. Live Jounal.com. July 16, 2013. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
Nurses were needed to attend the sick and wounded. (13)
13.) Kim. "Give Me Empathy or Give Me... Another Nurse." www.emergiblog.com. Emergiblog. June 29, 2008. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
14.) tcnplongrifles. "Turkey Creek Longrifles: Andrew Jackson Part I." www.wordpress.com. The Twenty Ten Theme. March 27, 2013. Web. Oct. 4, 2013.
15.) Unknown. "Andrew Jackson." www.history.com. A&E Television Networks. 1996. Web. Sept. 30, 2013.
He was born in poverty. (15)
He had two brothers named Hugh and Robert. (16)
His mother Elizabeth Hutchinson died when Andrew was 14. (16)
His father Andrew Jackson Sr. died a few weeks before Andrew was born due to a logging accident. (21)
He was the third son to Scots-Irish parents. (21)
16.) Unknown. "Andrew Jackson Genealogy." www.archives.com. Archives. 2013. Web. Sept. 13, 2013.
17.) Unknown. "Battle of New Orleans." www.history.com. A&E Television Networks, LLC. 1996. Web. Oct. 2, 2013.
18.) Unknown. "The Seminole Wars." www.usf.edu. Florida Center for Instructional Technology. 2002. Web. Oct. 2, 2013.
19.) Unknown. "Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 A Brief Biography." www.rug.hi. Humanities Computing. 1994. Web. Sept. 30, 2013.
20.) Unknown. "American Revolution." www.history.com. A&E Television Networks, LLC. 1996. Web. Sept. 30, 2013.
21.) Steven Case. "Andrew Jackson." www.ncpedia.org. NCPedia. Sept. 11, 2009. Web. October. 4, 2013.
He was president until 1837. (10)
The Indian Removal Act was the relocation of eastern Native American tribes to land west of the Mississippi River in order to open up new land for settlement by citizens of the U.S. (22)
22.) Unknown. "President Andrew Jackson's Message to Congress 'On Indian Removal ' (1830)." www.ourdocuments.gov. National Archives. 1990. Web. Oct. 7, 2013.
A battle between two emerging political parties involved the Bank of the United States, the charter of which was going to expire in 1832. (15)
His health deteriorated badly in his final years. (24)
He had infections, pain, ear troubles, and eye troubles. (24)
23.) Unknown. "Veto Message." www.yale.edu. 19th Century Documents. 2008. Web. Oct. 7, 2013.
24.) Unknown. "Sage of the Hermitage." www.thehermitage.com. The Hermitage. 2011. Web. Oct. 7, 2013.
25.) Unknown. "Andrew Jackson." www.biography.com. A&E Television Networks, LLC. 1996. Web. Oct. 7, 2013.
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