History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Andrew Jackson mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Andrew Jackson mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray. ©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States.  He created the modern Democratic Party and fought for the common man.  He changed the Presidency with his distrust of large and centralized government.

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. He created the modern Democratic Party and fought for the common man. He changed the Presidency with his distrust of large and centralized government.

From Jackson historians to the Treasury Department itself, nobody seems to know exactly why the seventh president's portrait was put on the $20 in 1928.

Why was Andrew Jackson put on the $20 bill? The answer may be lost to history.

From Jackson historians to the Treasury Department itself, nobody seems to know exactly why the seventh president's portrait was put on the $20 in 1928.

We put Andrew Jackson on trial. You decide his historical fate #TEDEd

We put Andrew Jackson on trial. You decide his historical fate #TEDEd

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), lived just long enough to have had a few photographic portraits taken.

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), lived just long enough to have had a few photographic portraits taken.

Fun Facts about Andrew Jackson: Watch our Educational Video for kids on President Andrew Jackson - YouTube

Fun Facts about Andrew Jackson: Watch our Educational Video for kids on President Andrew Jackson - YouTube

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON. He is the ONE, the SINGLE, the ONLY President in history to have had no debt on his people. We were debtless then... so whats the damn problem?

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON. He is the ONE, the SINGLE, the ONLY President in history to have had no debt on his people. We were debtless then... so whats the damn problem?

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). Born in what is now the border between North and South Carolina, Jackson served in the militia during the American Revolutionary War. After the war, he returned home to serve as a country lawyer, and in 1796 played a role in the founding of the state of Tennessee. #Glogster #AndrewJackson #President

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). Born in what is now the border between North and South Carolina, Jackson served in the militia during the American Revolutionary War. After the war, he returned home to serve as a country lawyer, and in 1796 played a role in the founding of the state of Tennessee. #Glogster #AndrewJackson #President

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WTF Facts : funny, interesting & weird facts

colored section — historylover1230:   US President Andrew Jackson’s runaway slave notice, 1804

colored section — historylover1230: US President Andrew Jackson’s runaway slave notice, 1804

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