Unaware of a peace treaty signed two weeks earlier, General Andrew Jackson stopped a British attack at the Battle of New Orleans. British forces suffered 2,036 casualties; US forces suffered eight men killed and thirteen wounded.
Henry Clay, the Republican nominee for president, proposed the rechartering of the Bank of the United States. Incumbent president and Democrat Andrew Jackson vetoed the rechartering bill in Congress, calling the Bank “unauthorized by the Constitution.” Upon re-election, Jackson announced the deposit of Federal funds in state banks, which led to his censure and the expiration of the Bank’s charter in 1836.
After the 1832 Treaty of Payne’s Landing, which called for the Seminole to move west, a group of Seminoles who had opposed the treaty broke from the tribe and resisted relocation, setting off the Seminole War.