Top Leaderboard, Site wide
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
February 27, 2017 Disclaimer: Please read.
x

Statements and opinions expressed in articles are those of the authors, not Truthdig. Truthdig takes no responsibility for such statements or opinions.






4 3 2 1

Truthdig Bazaar more items

 

Tag: Andrew Jackson

Tubman on the 20









Posted on May 2, 2016 ENLARGE


Advertisement

Square, Category Page

$20 Bill









Posted on Apr 25, 2016 ENLARGE



Let’s Be Clear About Andrew Jackson (and Lord Jeffery Amherst)

The decision to remove the seventh U.S. president from the $20 bill is long overdue. So is the movement to remove the name of Lord Jeffery Amherst from that college town in western Massachusetts.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE



Top Seven Ways Harriet Tubman Is the Most Badass Spy and Warrior Ever to Grace U.S. Currency

Despite getting several years of American history while we’re in school, most of us probably have only a foggy idea of who the woman chosen to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill was.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE



Harriet Tubman Fits the $20 Bill Better Than Andrew Jackson

Since the ancient Greeks began stamping coins with images of their gods, nations have used currency to define a pantheon of heroes.

Posted on Apr 22, 2016 READ MORE


Stephen Colbert on the Money: Harriet Tubman Will Grace $20 Bills; Now, How About That Wage Gap?

“It’s gonna get awkward in your wallet when she runs into Washington and Jefferson.”

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


The Twenty Dollar Bill









Posted on Apr 21, 2016 ENLARGE



Harriet Tubman and the Currency of Resistance

What better tribute to her lifetime of struggle could there be than to place her image into the hands of hundreds of millions of people?

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE



Jacksonland

Everyone knows, or should know, about the Cherokee Trail of Tears in the early 1830s. But not till now, with NPR journalist Steve Inskeep’s new book focusing on President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Principal Chief John Ross, has this episode in American history been rendered in such personal and human detail.

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 READ MORE



Screenshot

Who Are the Most Overrated U.S. Presidents in History?

The annual Presidents Day holiday usually gives American history scholars a chance to intellectually fight it out over over which U.S. presidents are the best and the worst. But Think Progress went a different route this year and instead ranked the five most overrated ones.

Posted on Feb 18, 2013 READ MORE


View the most popular tags overall?

View all tags?

Right Top, Site wide - Care2
 
Right 3, Site wide - Exposure Dynamics
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide