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Why There Was a Civil War - The Atlantic

President Trump has peppered his first months in office with periodic announcements about the history of the nation he now leads, which he shares in the apparent presumption that others will be similarly amazed and astonished. In February, he marked ...and more »

Trump questions why US Civil War had to happen - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump has shown a fascination with populist 19th-century U.S. president Andrew Jackson since he has occupied the Oval Office, hanging “Old Hickory's” portrait in the Oval Office, visiting his plantation in Tennessee and ...and more »

Trump: 'Why was there the Civil War?' - Washington Examiner

President Trump said he doesn't understand why the Civil War had to be fought instead of lawmakers finding a legislative way to avoid war. In an interview with the Washington Examiner's Salena Zito, Trump compared himself to President Andrew Jackson ...and more »

Trump's 100-Day Boasts -

The president marks his 100 days in office with a blizzard of false, misleading and puzzling statements. By Eugene Kiely, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore and Lori Robertson. Posted on May 1, 2017 | Corrected on October 27, 2017 ...and more »

Trump's totally bizarre claim about avoiding the Civil War - Washington Post

Why couldn't we all just get along? That's what President Trump wants to know about the Civil War. In an interview with the Washington Examiner's Salena Zito, our president-historian posits that the war might not have happened if only Andrew Jackson ...and more »

Trump's Crude, Ignorant Theory of American History - New Republic

Donald Trump has made some puzzling remarks lately about American history, but they can be explained by two harsh truths about the president: He's learning much that is new to him, and has a narcissistic habit of imputing his own ignorance on everyone ...and more »

Did Donald Trump's bizarre Andrew Jackson theory come from the first page of Jon Meacham's Jackson biography? - New Republic

On Monday, in an interview with Sirius XM, Trump claimed that Jackson, who died in 1845, could have stopped the Civil War, which began in 1861. “I mean had Andrew Jackson been a little bit later you wouldn't have had the Civil War. He was a very tough ...and more »

Historian: Trump said he could have made a deal to avoid the Civil War - The Hill

jmeacham Watch this. @jmeacham says on @Morning_Joe that Trump told him a year ago that he thought he could have done a deal to avert the Civil War. — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 2, 2017. Pulitzer Prize-winning ...and more »

Would Andrew Jackson Have Prevented the Civil War? Trump Says Yes. A Jackson Scholar Says No. - Chronicle of Higher Education

President Trump, a noted fan of Andrew Jackson, has some unresolved questions about problems that followed the seventh president's leadership: like the Civil War. Why was there a Civil War in the first place? In a recent interview with the Washington ...and more »

Trump's Peculiar Understanding of the Civil War - The Atlantic

When presidents play historian, it almost always says more about them than it does with history. In this respect, Donald Trump is just like his predecessors. In an interview with Salena Zito for Sirius XM radio, Trump discussed the nastiness of the ...and more »