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Andrew Jackson

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How old was Jackson when he met the British in the American Revolution?
14
What did the British soldier tell Jackson to do?
Clean his shoes
What disease did Jackson catch in the British war camp?
smallpox
Who rescued Jackson from the British war camp?
mother
Jackson's brother died of _____________.
smallpox
Jackson's father died in a __________ accident.
logging
Jackson earned money as a teenager by ______________.
gambling
Jackson chose to be a ___________ as a career.
lawyer
When he was young, Jackson's mother's advice to him was to not ________ _______.
tell lies
Jackson's first duel ending by both _________ in the air.
shooting
A divorce that isn't legal is called a ____-__________.
Self-divorce
The controversy around Jackson's marriage was that his wife, Rachel, was ______ _______.
still married
Jackson's first political position was a ________ ___ ___ ___________ in Tennessee.
member of the house
Jackson did not like Washington because Washington favored ________ ________.
Jay's Treaty
At age 31, Jackson received the position of _______ ________ of Tennessee.
circuit judge
Jackson and Dickinson got into a dispute over a bet on a ______.
horse
As a result of the duel between Jackson and Dickinson, Jackson __________ Dickinson.
killed
Jackson got his troops home by __________ them home himself.
marching
Jackson acquired the name ______ _________ because he was tough and marched with his wounded soldiers.
Old Hickory
The Native Americans invaded ______ ______ and slaughtered everyone.
Fort Sims
Jackson ___________ the little Native American boy he found.
adopted
______ ________ later became a hero in the Texas Revolution.
Sam Houston
_____ of Jackson's men died at Horseshoe Bend
6
Jackson's men kept count of the dead Native American's at Horseshoe Bend by _____ _____ _____ _____.
cutting off their noses
Jackson's betrayed his Native American allies in the Treaty of Fort Jackson by taking _________ ________ acres of land.
23 million
As a child, Jackson loved ________.
sports
Jackson hated the British because a British soldier cut his _______ and _______ with a sword.
head and hands
Dickinson called Jackson's son a _______ _________.
worthless scoundrel
The event that made Jackson a national hero was the Battle of New Orleans during the _______ _____ _____.
War of 1812
The Democratic Party promised that would represent ________ people.
ordinary
Jackson's supporters campaigned through parades, picnics, and ______.
rallies
___________________ democracy means common people should rule the government.
Jacksonian
A group of people who met in the White House kitchen with Jackson were referred to as the _______ ______.
Kitchen Cabinet
Jackson created the ________ _______, a practice of giving civil service jobs to friends and supporters after winning an election.
spoils system
A law raising taxes on imported goods is called a ________.
tariff
The purpose of a tariff is so American manufacturers could outsell their ___________ competitors.
foreign
The __________ opposed tariffs because it would hurt cotton sales.
South
_________ _. ________ said the tariff was null and void, illegal, and not to be honored.
John C. Calhoun
Jackson responded to the tariff argument by making a law to _______ tariffs.
lower
After the tariff incident, _________ _________ threatened to secede from the union.
South Carolina
Jackson disliked banks because he thought they only benefitted the ____.
rich
__________ ___________ was the bank president of the United States of America Bank.
Nicholas Biddle
Henry Clay tried to make it where Jackson wouldn't be __________.
reelected
Jackson ignored the Supreme Court by letting Georgia have the right to ____________ _________.
Cherokee Land
When Jackson became President, the number of Native Americans that lived east of the Mississippi was ___________.
125,000
Five civilized tribes of Native Americans
Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole
_________ was the Cherokee Indian who developed a writing system for the Cherokee language.
Sequoyah
The _____________ __________ ______ was an order Jackson made to move all Indians off their land.
Indian Removal Act
In 1831, the Supreme Court ruled that the Cherokee were an _______________ nation.
independent
The ________ __ _____ was the journey the Cherokee made from their native lands to Oklahoma.
Trail of Tears
Great Britain's plan for dividing and defeating the US in the War of 1812 was to control the port at ______ _________ and up through Canada.
New Orleans
The pirate _______ _________ helped Jackson and the American forces during the Battle of New Orleans.
John Lafitte
Jackson used ____________ tactics to defeat British forces camped out at a sugar plantation.
guerilla
A __________ is a wall of earth and wood.
parapet
Jackson felt that it was ________________ for British to be on American soil.
ungentlemanly
British cannons were fortified with barrels of __________ to ruin them.
sugar
Americans fired pieces of _________ out of their cannons to wipe out many of the charging British soldiers.
metal
__________ British soldiers were lost in the Battle of New Orleans.
2000 or more
__________ American soldiers were lost in the Battle of New Orleans.
1 or 2 dozen
Americans thought that Jackson was responsible for winning the _____ __ _____ because the war ended after his attack.
War of 1812
After defeating the Spanish and Seminoles, Jackson took the job of _________ of Florida.
governor
Jackson decided to run for president in 1824 because he believed there was ___________ in Washington.
corruption
Adams rewards ________ _____ for influencing the House of Representatives by making him secretary of state.
Henry Clay
During the election, Jackson's mother was accused of being a ___________.
prostitute
Shortly after the election, Jackson's wife Rachael _______.
died
Jackson believed paper money was _________.
worthless
Jackson routinely release toxins from him bloodstream by _________ __________.
cutting himself
Jackson was able to pay off our national debt by __________ federal land.
selling
The ___________ were the first to leave their homelands and head west to Indian territory.
Choctaw
Many Native Americans dislike __________ ________ because Jackson's face is on it.
$20 bills
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