The Deliberate Agrarian: Andrew Jackson Hated Paper Money (and corporations and national banks)

The Deliberate Agrarian: Andrew Jackson Hated Paper Money (and corporations and national banks)

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.

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.

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

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

Image detail for -Andrew Jackson Nickname by Andreas

Image detail for -Andrew Jackson Nickname by Andreas

"One man with courage makes a majority." - Andrew Jackson  (In office March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837)

"One man with courage makes a majority." - Andrew Jackson (In office March 4, 1829 - March 4, 1837)

Before Andrew Jackson was president he married Rachel Donelson in 1791. She had previously been married and believed that she was legally divorced. However, after marrying Jackson, Rachel found out this was not the case. Her first husband charged her with adultery. Jackson would have to wait until 1794 to legally marry Rachel. Even though this happened over thirty years previously, it was used against Jackson in the election of 1828. Jackson blamed Rachel's untimely death two months later on…

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Before Andrew Jackson was president he married Rachel Donelson in 1791. She had previously been married and believed that she was legally divorced. However, after marrying Jackson, Rachel found out this was not the case. Her first husband charged her with adultery. Jackson would have to wait until 1794 to legally marry Rachel. Even though this happened over thirty years previously, it was used against Jackson in the election of 1828. Jackson blamed Rachel's untimely death two months later on…

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

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

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?

Harriet Tubman To Replace Andrew Jackson On $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman To Replace Andrew Jackson On $20 Bill

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