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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States . Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend , and the British at the Battle of New Orleans...
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1806
5.30.1806
Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel after Dickinson had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy.
1814
3.27.1814
War of 1812: In central Alabama, U.S. forces under General Andrew Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
12.27.1814
Destruction of schooner Carolina, the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson's make-shift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of New Orleans.
1830
5.26.1830
The Indian Removal Act is passed by the U.S. Congress; it is signed into law by President Andrew Jackson two days later.
5.28.1830
President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which relocates Native Americans.
1832
1.13.1832
President Andrew Jackson writes to Vice President Martin Van Buren expressing his opposition to South Carolina's defiance of federal authority in the Nullification Crisis.
7.10.1832
U.S.President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.
1833
6.6.1833
U.S. President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride on a train.
1834
1.29.1834
US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
3.28.1834
The United States Senate censures President Andrew Jackson for his actions in de-funding the Second Bank of the United States.
1835
1.30.1835
In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen.