devised, he never framed, a measure. More than 45,000 American Indians were relocated to the West during Jackson's administration, though a few Cherokees walked back afterwards or migrated to the high Smoky Mountains. On January 10, 1813, Jackson led an army of 2,071 volunteers to New Orleans to defend the region against British and Native American attacks.
After the Sevier affair and the duel, Jackson was looking for a way to salvage his reputation. Biographical Directory of the.S. Senator John Eaton in order to defeat incumbent John Williams, who openly opposed his presidential candidacy. Archived from the original on March 30, 2014. Jackson's populism earned him the nickname "King Mob." Petticoat affair Main article: Petticoat affair Jackson devoted a considerable amount of his presidential time during his early years in office responding to what came to be known as the "Petticoat affair" or "Eaton affair." Washington gossip. An obelisk and bronze Masonic plaque decorate his tomb at the Hermitage. Walker of Mississippi, acting on behalf of the Tyler administration, which also supported annexation, Jackson wrote several letters to Texas President Sam Houston, urging him to wait for the Senate to approve annexation and lecturing him on how much being a part of the United. In the November 7 Battle of Pensacola, Jackson defeated British and Spanish forces in a short skirmish. Presidential Facts and Trivia in response to the question who was Andrew Jackson. Over the objections of Attorney General Roger. Archived from the original on October 19, 2008.