Andrew Jackson Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Who was the seventh president of the United States of
A: Andrew Jackson.
Where was Andrew Jackson born?
A: Near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina
On what date was Andrew Jackson born?
A: March 15, 1767.
Of what ancestry were his parents?
A: His parents were Scots-Irish colonists.
Who were Andrew Jackson's parents?
A: Andrew and Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson.
Where was Andrew Jackson’s father born?
A: Carrickfergus, County Antrim, in current-day Northern Ireland.
How did Andrew Jackson’s father die?
A: Jackson's father died in an accident in February 1767, at the age of 29.
Where did Jackson work in 1781 for a short time?
A: He worked for a saddle-maker's shop.
During Andrew Jackson’s lifetime he may have owned how many
In 1796, Jackson was elected as a delegate to what
A: The Tennessee constitutional convention.
In 1802 Jackson was elected major general of the what?
A: Tennessee militia.
At the age of 13, during the Revolutionary War, Jackson
helped the local militia as a what?
How did Andrews’s older brother die?
A: Hugh died from heat exhaustion during the Battle of Stono Ferry, on June 20, 1779.
How did Andrew Jackson’s mother die?
A: She died from cholera in November 1781, and was buried in an unmarked grave.
At what age did Andrew became an orphan?
Where did Andrew Jackson begin his legal career?
A: In Jonesborough, now northeastern Tennessee.
Jackson’s legal education was sparse, but he knew enough to
be a what?
A: Country lawyer on the frontier.
Andrew Jackson was appointed what in 1788?
A: Solicitor (prosecutor) of the Western District.
After Tennessee was granted statehood Jackson was elected
A: U.S. Representative.
In 1798, Andrew was appointed a
judge of what?
A: The Tennessee Supreme Court, serving until 1804.
Jackson prospered as planter, slave owner, and merchant and
he built the first what in Gallatin, Tennessee in 1803?
A: General store.
The Tennessee legislature nominated Jackson for what office
Beginning with nine slaves, Andrew held as many as how many
slaves by 1820?
Sometimes Andrew paid his slaves with monies and coins to
do what with?
A: Trade in local markets.
In 1794, Jackson formed a business with John Overton buying
and selling land which had been reserved by treaty for who?
A: The Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians.
Andrew Jackson was one of the three original investors who
founded what in 1819?
A: Memphis, Tennessee.
In 1801, with the rank of colonel, Andrew Jackson was
appointed commander of the what?
A: Tennessee militia.
Jackson's service in the War of 1812 against the United
Kingdom was conspicuous for what?
A: Bravery and success.
Jackson served in the military again during the what war?
A: First Seminole War.
Jackson's ruthlessness in battle struck fear into the
Seminole Indian tribes who nicknamed him what?
A: "Sharp Knife".