Andrew jackson

Andrew jackson

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  • Andrew Jackson was born in Waxhaw settlement. He was born in 1767. His whole family except his brother Robert was killed in the war.
  • Jackson and his brother Robert were captured and put in a cell. Robert got smallpox and died from the sickness. Jackson joined the war when he was freed.
  • During the election, there was something called the corrupt bargain. It was when John Adams told Henry Clay to be the secretary of state for him.
  • Jackson proposed the indian removal act. Which forced indians out of their homes and were forced to move west. They had to travel back to indian territory, which led to the trail of tears.
  • The indians had to walk over 1,200 miles of land. Over 4,000 of these indians died of disease and starvation. This is why the indians called it "the trail of tears".
  • Jackson destroys the second bank of the united states. The bank had a financial panic which caused the bank to call in credit from smaller state banks. This caused many banks into bankruptcy
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