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Andrew Jackson(14 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson.
Civil War: Artifacts
Civil War: Artifacts(9 Photos)
Explore Civil War artifacts, from medical kits and personal hygiene items, to carbines and currency.
America and the Civil War
America and the Civil WarVideo Clip (4:04)
Video Clip (4:04)
Discover how the bloodiest war in American history transformed the face of the nation.
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of ShilohVideo Clip (2:45)
Video Clip (2:45)
At Shiloh, Tennessee in April of 1862, a Confederate surprise attack backfires when the Union holds firm at the "Hornet's Nest."
Secret Atomic City in Tennessee
Secret Atomic City in TennesseeVideo Clip (3:15)
Video Clip (3:15)
The K-25 plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was built to enrich uranium for the atomic bomb.
Tennessee Valley Authority - Nature's Power Harnessed
Tennessee Valley Authority - Nature's Power HarnessedVideo Clip (3:00)
Video Clip (3:00)
In the early 1930's, few people had greater reasons to be angry with mother nature than the residents of Tennessee River Valley. Every spring brought on an onslaught of rain which totaled six feet each year. In a Modern Marvels video, discover how the valleys power was tamed and harnessed.
President Andrew Jackson
President Andrew JacksonVideo Clip (3:37)
Video Clip (3:37)
Andrew Jackson called himself a Jeffersonian Democrat, while Thomas Jefferson called Jackson a dangerous man. Find out more about this "hero of the common man."
K-25 Plant Produces Uranium
K-25 Plant Produces UraniumVideo Clip (3:25)
Video Clip (3:25)
During WWII the U.S. built a top secret nuclear processing plant called Y-12.
Andrew Jackson vs. Bank of America
Andrew Jackson vs. Bank of AmericaVideo Clip (4:24)
Video Clip (4:24)
Discover how President Andrew Jackson went head-to-head against Henry Clay in the Bank War, the central controversy of Jackson's administration.
Andrew Jackson Defends New Orleans in War of 1812
Andrew Jackson Defends New Orleans in War of 1812Video Clip (3:41)
Video Clip (3:41)
Andrew Jackson's Kitchen Cabinet
Andrew Jackson's Kitchen CabinetVideo Clip (2:53)
Video Clip (2:53)
The terms Battle of The Petticoats, the spoils system and Jackson's Kitchen Cabinet all spawned from Andrew Jackson's presidency. Discover what they mean, and the scandal that surrounded them.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Tennessee Valley Authority Act
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Tennessee Valley Authority ActVideo Clip (1:26)
Video Clip (1:26)
Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed the Tennessee Valley Act as part of his New Deal agenda. How did the TVA aid struggling Tennessee farmers?
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