In reaction to the alleged "corrupt bargain" between Adams and Henry Clay and the ambitious agenda of President Adams, Jackson's supporters founded the Democratic Party.Jackson ran again in 1828, defeating Adams in a landslide.When they immigrated to North America in 1765, Jackson's parents probably landed in Philadelphia.
Jackson may have claimed to be a South Carolinian because the state was considering nullification of the Tariff of 1824, which he opposed.
In the mid-1850s, second-hand evidence indicated that he might have been born at a different uncle's home in North Carolina. When Andrew refused to clean the boots of a British officer, the officer slashed at the youth with a sword, leaving him with scars on his left hand and head, as well as an intense hatred for the British.
After a lengthy struggle, Jackson and his allies thoroughly dismantled the Bank.
In 1835, Jackson became the only president to completely pay off the national debt, fulfilling a longtime goal.
Jackson faced the threat of secession by South Carolina over the "Tariff of Abominations." The crisis was defused when the tariff was amended, and Jackson threatened the use of military force if South Carolina attempted to secede.
Congress, led by Clay, tried to reauthorize the Second Bank of the United States; Jackson regarded the Bank as a corrupt institution and vetoed the renewal of its charter.
In November she died from the disease and was buried in an unmarked grave. He blamed the British personally for the loss of his brothers and mother.
On bad terms with much of his extended family, he boarded with several different people while teaching school or working for the saddle-maker.
American Revolutionary War • Battle of Hanging Rock Creek War • Battle of Talladega • Battles of Emuckfaw and Enotachopo Creek • Battle of Horseshoe Bend War of 1812 • Battle of Pensacola • Battle of New Orleans First Seminole War Conquest of Florida • Battle of Negro Fort • Siege of Fort Barrancas Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Jackson purchased a property that became known as the Hermitage, and became a wealthy, slaveowning planter.
Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of Congress. In 1801, he was appointed colonel of the Tennessee militia and was elected its commander the following year.
As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" and to preserve the Union. He led troops during the Creek War of 1813–1814, winning a major victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.