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  • Andrew Jackson and his brother were captured while fighting in a battle with American irregulars in 1781. In which later, Robert caught smallpox and ended up dying of the disease.
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  • Andrew Jackson had refused to shine a British officer's shoes and the officer became so upset that he slashed Jackson across his face with a sword, leaving a scar that would stick with him for the rest of his life.
  • John Q. Adams just won the president election and made Henry Clay his Secretary of State, Jackson was furious because he felt Clay tried to influence Adams into making him the Secretary of State. He felt like the whole thing was unfair since being Secretary of State gives Clay more of a chance at being president than him becoming president one day.
  • The Natives wanted to sue against Georgia because they wanted to retain their land back. While the battle of Worcester V.S Georgia, the ruling stated that the states couldn't try to control the land of the Indian tribes. This later resulted in the president sending the military to remove the Native Americans from Georgia.
  • The Indians were forced to move west and had to walk there which was a 1,000 mile walk that resulted in thousands of Cherokees dying as result of starvation and cold winter conditions they were walking in. This was the reason why it was called the Trial of Tears. 
  • Andrew Jackson didn't want the National Bank of the United States back because he thought it was "trying to kill him". He then put the money into pet banks which later resulted in the Panic of 1937 and people were struggling to buy food and have shelter because the pet banks weren't able to pay hard paper currency.
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