Andrew Jackson comic
Updated: 2/14/2020
Andrew Jackson comic

Storyboard Text

  • i was born in 1767 in the Waxhaws region between North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • southern Native American tribes got removed to federal territory west of the Mississippi River in exchange for white settlement of their ancestral lands.
  • The Presidential Election of 1824: The Election is in the House. John Quincy Adams defeated Andrew Jackson in 1824 by garnering more electoral votes through the House of Representatives,
  • Andrew Jackson, candidate of the Democratic Party, defeated Henry Clay, candidate of the National Republican Party.
  • Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man.
  • In 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. The Cherokee people called this journey the "Trail of Tears," because of its devastating effects.