History Stories
CATEGORY: Andrew Jackson
Three of the Most Damning Secrets Dug up in U.S. Elections
October 25, 2017

Think 'oppo’ research is something new? Think again. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Andrew Jackson
March 15, 2017

While John F. Kennedy was the first Irish-Catholic president, Andrew Jackson was the first chief executive with roots in the Emerald Isle. Check out that and nine other surprising facts about “Old Hickory.” Read More

Tubman Will Replace Jackson on the $20
April 21, 2016

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has announced plans for the most sweeping makeover of U.S. currency in a century. Read More

Should Harriet Tubman Replace Jackson on the $20 Bill?
May 13, 2015

A grassroots campaign to put a woman from American history on the $20 has announced the results of an online poll to choose its desired candidate. Read More

Andrew Jackson Dodges an Assassination Attempt, 180 Years Ago
January 29, 2015

On the 180th anniversary of the first assassination attempt against a U.S. president, learn how Andrew Jackson miraculously escaped death at the hands of a crazed gunman. Read More