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U.S. President Andrew Jackson: Surprising Facts about the Man on the Twenty Dollar Bill

When Andrew Jackson was elected president in 1828, he was the first to reach that office as a self-made man. He was born into a poor family in South Carolina. 351 more words

American Revolution

Surprising Facts about U.S. President John Quincy Adams

Though he was the first son of a former president to be elected, John Quincy Adams’ presidency was undermined before he even got into office. 254 more words

American History

"Herbert Hoover", by William Leuchtenburg, 2009

Herbert Hoover may not be the worst US president in history, but he’s among the worst.  His actions following the stock market crash of 1929 exacerbated the Great Depression and greatly increased the suffering of the American people during the early 1930’s.   682 more words


Leaks in the Department of State in 1963, and a Scolding on Leaks in 2015

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Foreign Policy’s John Hudson recently did a report on Secretary John Kerry admonishing State Department employees about making unauthorized disclosures to the press. 1,091 more words

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John F. Kennedy Funeral Photos Completely Digitized

All the White House photos (over 350 of them) from John F. Kennedy’s funeral have been digitized and are available online. “The 350 funeral photos span a period of three days, from November 23 to November 25, 1963. 100 more words

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